Period
to 23 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -35 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.49% 2.68% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 12.68% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 24
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +15.87%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
90th Percentile £556 £521 £534
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South West median hourly rate £38.49 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +24.15% -21.52% +12.86%

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 517 276 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 27.56% 21.10% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 169 122
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £134 £204 £203
90th Percentile £621 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +207.63% -62.76%
10th Percentile £17.44 £15.33 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.00 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £19.00 £17.35
% change year-on-year +117.11% +9.51% +5.15%

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 August 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 August 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 -25 13 £380 -12.89% 2
Salisbury - 2 £425 - 3
Chippenham - 1 £425 - 2
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) C
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) MySQL
5 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) SIEM
6 5 (17.86%) Laravel
6 5 (17.86%) Mustache
6 5 (17.86%) AWS
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.86%) Time Management
6 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
6 5 (17.86%) WordPress
6 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) SEO
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Solaris
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) OOP

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 5 (17.86%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
4 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
1 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
1 5 (17.86%) PHP WordPress Developer
1 5 (17.86%) WordPress Developer
2 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) Laravel
2 5 (17.86%) Mustache
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (10.71%) ThreadX
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) SIEM
3 5 (17.86%) Content Writing
3 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (17.86%) SEO
3 5 (17.86%) Time Management
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 4 (14.29%) Social Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) C
2 7 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Tcl
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) OCP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
1 5 (17.86%) cPanel
2 4 (14.29%) QRadar
2 4 (14.29%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
1 5 (17.86%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.29%) FireEye
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk