Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -29
Contract jobs citing Unix 28 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.90% 2.42% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.62% 16.58% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 7
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +8.85% +1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £320
90th Percentile £498 £536 £393
South West median daily rate £444 £401 £393
% change year-on-year +10.80% +2.04% -6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year -21.52% - -

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 325 193 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.06% 14.62% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 129 182
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £167 £148 £131
90th Percentile £575 £528 £550
South West median daily rate £380 £355 £365
% change year-on-year +7.04% -2.74% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 8 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.39% -61.88% +105.13%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.85 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +22.86% +11.11% -7.35%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -13 15 £456 +21.67% 5
Corsham +5 3 £269 -30.58% 1
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 8 (28.57%) SDLC
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 6 (21.43%) Middleware
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) AIX
7 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) zOS
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c

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 4 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Middleware
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) AIX
5 4 (14.29%) zOS
6 3 (10.71%) Solaris
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) SDLC
2 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) NsoIT
5 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) C
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.57%) GIAC
3 1 (3.57%) ISACA
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Snort
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) OSSEC
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow