Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.67% 2.07% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 10.12% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 22
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £328 £300 £253
90th Percentile £510 £491 £446
South West median daily rate £433 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +15.33% -6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -15.38%

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 190 257 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.89% 20.45% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 172 161
Wiltshire median daily rate £390 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +4.48% -7.59%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £155
90th Percentile £500 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +49.53% +12.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £21.15 £47.50 £43.70
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -11.69% +13.24%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -9 14 £425 +25.00% 3
Corsham +12 6 £400 -
Chippenham - 2 £412 -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (23.33%) Solaris
7 6 (20.00%) IIS
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Subversion
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr

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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMTP
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Telnet
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (10.00%) GIS
3 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) E-Business Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JTS
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
2 1 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Analytics
1 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (16.67%) ETL
1 5 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps
2 4 (13.33%) Workflow
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
3 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Opsview
2 1 (3.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Brocade
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Unisys
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) VMware