Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 55 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +28
Contract jobs citing Unix 52 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.10% 2.97% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 12.82% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 33
Wales median daily rate £408 £401 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -15.68% +26.67%
10th Percentile £236 £350 £325
90th Percentile £514 £461 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -12.16%

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

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 350 273 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.85% 23.14% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 168 195
Wales median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +12.68%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £157
90th Percentile £525 £482 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 47
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.96% +12.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.00 £37.40
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Wales

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 41 £400 - 7
West Wales +13 11 £500 - 3
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 20 (38.46%) Ansible
4 20 (38.46%) DevOps
5 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
5 17 (32.69%) JBoss
6 16 (30.77%) XML
7 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
8 14 (26.92%) CA
8 14 (26.92%) CA Gen
8 14 (26.92%) Rundeck
9 13 (25.00%) SOAP
9 13 (25.00%) HTTP
10 11 (21.15%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (19.23%) Python
11 10 (19.23%) Ant
11 10 (19.23%) Oracle
11 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
11 10 (19.23%) Maven
12 9 (17.31%) Windows
13 8 (15.38%) SOA
13 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
13 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 17 (32.69%) JBoss
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) FileNet
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
3 14 (26.92%) CA Gen
4 10 (19.23%) Ant
4 10 (19.23%) Maven
5 8 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 6 (11.54%) Subversion
6 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (3.85%) Selenium
10 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.92%) Gradle
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) CA Gen Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Build Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Unix Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Release Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) XML
2 13 (25.00%) SOAP
3 7 (13.46%) JSON
3 7 (13.46%) WSDL
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware
5 5 (9.62%) J2EE
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.85%) Nightwatchjs
8 1 (1.92%) Apache FOP
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) OAuth
8 1 (1.92%) OpenID
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.92%) REST
8 1 (1.92%) SAML
8 1 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.92%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.92%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) AIX
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) DevOps
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) SOA
4 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
4 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.23%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.46%) C
7 6 (11.54%) Korn
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Postfix
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Ansible
2 14 (26.92%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) CA
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) PlateSpin