Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 58 75
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 75 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.32% 2.81% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.63% 16.67% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +13.97% -2.86%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £300
90th Percentile £485 £497 £388
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.27% - -

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 451 210 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.96% 16.88% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 130 201
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £143 £127 £135
90th Percentile £588 £500 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 8 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £15.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.33% -62.80% +95.24%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £22.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £18.25 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +25.71% +14.72% -16.41%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 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
Swindon +22 60 £425 +13.33% 6
Salisbury - 3 £438 - 1
Corsham -16 2 £269 -32.75% 2
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 45 (60.00%) Linux
3 30 (40.00%) Big Data
4 27 (36.00%) Relational Database
5 23 (30.67%) Python
6 21 (28.00%) Teradata
6 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (28.00%) Experimental Design
6 21 (28.00%) Data Science
6 21 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 21 (28.00%) Data Architecture
6 21 (28.00%) R
7 18 (24.00%) Windows
8 16 (21.33%) Finance
9 15 (20.00%) Firewall
10 13 (17.33%) Validation
10 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
11 12 (16.00%) SAS
11 12 (16.00%) Base SAS
11 12 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 12 (16.00%) Data Validation
11 12 (16.00%) SAS Macro
11 12 (16.00%) DataFlux
12 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
12 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (14.67%) VMware
12 11 (14.67%) Middleware
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
12 11 (14.67%) AIX
13 10 (13.33%) Cisco

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 12 (16.00%) SAS
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.00%) IIS
5 5 (6.67%) ColdFusion
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) DHCP
2 9 (12.00%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.00%) VPN
5 3 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.33%) LAN
6 1 (1.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.33%) SSH
6 1 (1.33%) SSL
6 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) Big Data
2 27 (36.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.00%) Base SAS
3 12 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 9 (12.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
6 7 (9.33%) MySQL
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.33%) DB2
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.33%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Administrator
2 20 (26.67%) Developer
3 12 (16.00%) SAS Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Middleware
2 7 (9.33%) LAMP
3 6 (8.00%) CSS
3 6 (8.00%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) jQuery
3 6 (8.00%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.33%) Web Services
5 3 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (1.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Windows
3 11 (14.67%) AIX
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.00%) Solaris
5 4 (5.33%) zOS
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Data Architecture
1 21 (28.00%) Data Science
1 21 (28.00%) Experimental Design
1 21 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 13 (17.33%) Validation
3 12 (16.00%) Data Validation
4 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.00%) DevOps
6 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.67%) SDLC
8 5 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.33%) Change Control
9 4 (5.33%) OO
9 4 (5.33%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) Python
3 21 (28.00%) R
4 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.00%) SAS Macro
6 6 (8.00%) C
6 6 (8.00%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
6 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) CISSP
3 4 (5.33%) GIAC
3 4 (5.33%) ISACA
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) Docker
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) Snort
4 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Ansible
2 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.67%) OSSEC
4 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.67%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) WSUS
7 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.33%) Puppet
7 1 (1.33%) Terraform
7 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Teradata
2 12 (16.00%) DataFlux
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.00%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.33%) Adobe
7 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.67%) McAfee
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.67%) Qualys
9 1 (1.33%) Apple
9 1 (1.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.33%) HP
9 1 (1.33%) hybris
9 1 (1.33%) QNAP
9 1 (1.33%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.33%) SAP