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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 52 47 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.41% 2.30% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 8.43% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £456 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 105 178 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 16.41% 27.30% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 103 36
Median daily rate £355 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £46.43 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Wiltshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 5 £400 +8.47% 4
Chippenham - 1 £425 - 2
Corsham - 1 - -
Unix
South West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) vSphere
5 9 (32.14%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) C
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Subversion
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (14.29%) DMZ
9 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
9 4 (14.29%) ERP
9 4 (14.29%) Java
9 4 (14.29%) Ant
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
10 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
10 3 (10.71%) Hibernate

Unix
Top Related 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DMZ
2 3 (10.71%) PuTTY
2 3 (10.71%) WinSCP
3 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.57%) ATM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Frame Relay
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) OBIEE Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) OBIEE Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
1 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Solaris
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) MVC
2 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) vRealize
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Informatica
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Gemalto
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk