The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 32 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 26 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.04% 6.91% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.49% 27.61% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 14
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -23.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 163 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.86% 25.04% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 80 56
Median daily rate £331 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £169 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Birmingham region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Birmingham region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 47 (79.66%) Linux
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) HTML
3 20 (33.90%) CSS
3 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
4 15 (25.42%) Web Development
4 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
4 15 (25.42%) OO PHP
4 15 (25.42%) OO
4 15 (25.42%) PHP
4 15 (25.42%) HTTP
4 15 (25.42%) Mac OS X
5 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
6 13 (22.03%) ITIL
6 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
6 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.03%) Visualisation
7 12 (20.34%) Line Management
7 12 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (20.34%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) Oracle
7 12 (20.34%) Web Design
8 10 (16.95%) Migration
8 10 (16.95%) Node.js
9 9 (15.25%) Windows
10 8 (13.56%) MySQL
10 8 (13.56%) Perl
10 8 (13.56%) Finance
10 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (10.17%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) MindAlign
4 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) HTTP
2 7 (11.86%) SSL
3 5 (8.47%) S/MIME
3 5 (8.47%) SAN
4 4 (6.78%) IMAP
4 4 (6.78%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (6.78%) SMTP
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) Network Security
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) WLAN
7 1 (1.69%) DMZ
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) MPLS
7 1 (1.69%) VLAN
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.56%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) DataStage
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) gulp
3 5 (8.47%) JSHint
3 5 (8.47%) Mocha
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) PVCS
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
3 8 (13.56%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Digital Developer
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Unix Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Active Directory Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) CSS
1 20 (33.90%) HTML
2 10 (16.95%) Node.js
3 5 (8.47%) CSS3
3 5 (8.47%) Express
3 5 (8.47%) HTML5
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) Mustache
5 3 (5.08%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (5.08%) Symfony
6 2 (3.39%) LAMP
6 2 (3.39%) XMPP
7 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.69%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) JDBC
7 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.47%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (8.47%) PKI
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Mac OS X
3 9 (15.25%) Windows
4 6 (10.17%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) HPUX
5 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) AIX
6 3 (5.08%) SUSE
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (25.42%) OO
1 15 (25.42%) OO PHP
1 15 (25.42%) Web Development
2 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL
3 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
3 13 (22.03%) Visualisation
4 12 (20.34%) Line Management
4 12 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (20.34%) Web Design
5 10 (16.95%) Migration
6 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.47%) Coaching
8 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.42%) PHP
3 12 (20.34%) Java
4 8 (13.56%) Perl
5 7 (11.86%) SQL
6 5 (8.47%) ECMAScript
6 5 (8.47%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (1.69%) JCL
8 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) RHCE
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMP
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Sendmail
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) Postfix
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) Docker
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Control-M
3 1 (1.69%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.69%) Kibana
3 1 (1.69%) logstash
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) Proofpoint
6 3 (5.08%) Brocade
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Lotus
7 2 (3.39%) Teradata
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.69%) Informatica
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas