The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.56% 2.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £563 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 25.93% 30.00% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £424 £900 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.91% +157.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £960 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Taunton

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) GIS
2 3 (75.00%) ESRI
2 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Dart
2 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (75.00%) CLAS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Dart
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) ESRI
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle