Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 January 2019 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 50 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 73 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.90% 2.72% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.37% 15.79% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 18
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
10th Percentile £358 £328 £300
90th Percentile £495 £510 £493
South West median daily rate £467 £440 £375
% change year-on-year +6.14% +17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 508 190 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 27.11% 17.26% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 108 165
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +12.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £131 £124 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £513
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +9.33% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.75 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -56.25% +29.03%
10th Percentile £15.31 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.85 £21.15 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +97.14% +2.94% -12.82%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Wiltshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Wiltshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Wiltshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Wiltshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Swindon +17 62 £425 - 3
Corsham -22 3 £269 -32.75% 3
Salisbury - 3 £438 - 1
Chippenham -4 1 £425 +3.09% 4
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 46 (63.01%) SQL
2 44 (60.27%) Linux
3 31 (42.47%) Big Data
4 28 (38.36%) Relational Database
5 24 (32.88%) Python
6 22 (30.14%) Teradata
6 22 (30.14%) Statistical Analysis
6 22 (30.14%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (30.14%) Experimental Design
6 22 (30.14%) Data Science
6 22 (30.14%) Data Architecture
6 22 (30.14%) R
7 18 (24.66%) Windows
8 16 (21.92%) Firewall
9 14 (19.18%) Finance
9 14 (19.18%) AIX
10 13 (17.81%) SAS
10 13 (17.81%) Validation
10 13 (17.81%) Base SAS
10 13 (17.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 13 (17.81%) Data Validation
10 13 (17.81%) DataFlux
10 13 (17.81%) SAS Macro
11 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (16.44%) VMware
11 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
11 12 (16.44%) Solaris
11 12 (16.44%) PL/SQL
12 11 (15.07%) DHCP
12 11 (15.07%) DNS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 13 (17.81%) SAS
2 10 (13.70%) Apache
3 7 (9.59%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.85%) ColdFusion
5 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) DHCP
2 11 (15.07%) DNS
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 7 (9.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) HTTP
7 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.37%) LAN
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) SSH
7 1 (1.37%) SSL
7 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (42.47%) Big Data
2 28 (38.36%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.81%) Base SAS
3 13 (17.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 9 (12.33%) Apache Hive
5 7 (9.59%) MySQL
6 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.37%) DB2
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.96%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.74%) Ant
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Military
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Administrator
2 19 (26.03%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) SAS Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Operational Security Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) IT Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) CSS
1 9 (12.33%) HTML
1 9 (12.33%) XML
2 8 (10.96%) Middleware
3 7 (9.59%) LAMP
4 6 (8.22%) jQuery
5 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 3 (4.11%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Windows
3 14 (19.18%) AIX
4 12 (16.44%) Solaris
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.48%) zOS
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Data Architecture
1 22 (30.14%) Data Science
1 22 (30.14%) Experimental Design
1 22 (30.14%) Statistical Analysis
2 13 (17.81%) Data Validation
2 13 (17.81%) Validation
3 12 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (13.70%) DevOps
5 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) ETL
7 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (6.85%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (5.48%) Change Control
8 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.48%) OO
8 4 (5.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) SQL
2 24 (32.88%) Python
3 22 (30.14%) R
4 13 (17.81%) SAS Macro
5 12 (16.44%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.48%) C
9 3 (4.11%) Java
9 3 (4.11%) Java 8
9 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.74%) Jython
10 2 (2.74%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) CISSP
3 4 (5.48%) GIAC
3 4 (5.48%) ISACA
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Docker
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) Snort
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Ansible
2 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (6.85%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.85%) OSSEC
4 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 2 (2.74%) WSUS
7 1 (1.37%) Netcool
7 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.37%) Puppet
7 1 (1.37%) Terraform
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Teradata
2 13 (17.81%) DataFlux
3 12 (16.44%) VMware
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco
5 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.22%) LogRhythm
7 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.48%) Adobe
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) McAfee
10 2 (2.74%) Qualys
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) hybris
11 1 (1.37%) QNAP
11 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.37%) Veritas