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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 53 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 1.91% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.52% 14.58% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 16
Median daily rate £458 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £428 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Unix
West Midlands

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
116 96 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.97% 13.08% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 73
Median daily rate £400 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.40 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) Java
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Windows
3 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
4 16 (41.03%) HTML
5 15 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
6 14 (35.90%) XML
6 14 (35.90%) ITIL
6 14 (35.90%) OO
7 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.77%) OOP
8 12 (30.77%) J2EE
8 12 (30.77%) Eclipse
8 12 (30.77%) Toad
8 12 (30.77%) RDBMS
8 12 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (30.77%) Oracle OWB
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) JSP
10 10 (25.64%) Servlets
10 10 (25.64%) JUnit
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
10 10 (25.64%) ClearQuest
10 10 (25.64%) Spring
10 10 (25.64%) Defect Tracking

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 15 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Documentum
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) WildFly
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) IMAP
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 3 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (7.69%) SMTP
2 3 (7.69%) TACACS
3 2 (5.13%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle OWB
3 12 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) DataStage
8 1 (2.56%) DB2
8 1 (2.56%) IMS/DB
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 12 (30.77%) Toad
2 10 (25.64%) ClearQuest
2 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) JUnit
3 9 (23.08%) Maven
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (20.51%) Ant
4 8 (20.51%) Artifactory
5 5 (12.82%) PVCS
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium
7 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
8 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Billing
2 4 (10.26%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) XML
3 12 (30.77%) J2EE
4 11 (28.21%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
5 10 (25.64%) JSP
5 10 (25.64%) Servlets
5 10 (25.64%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) Apache CXF
7 6 (15.38%) CSS
7 6 (15.38%) Struts
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
9 3 (7.69%) OC4J
10 2 (5.13%) .NET
10 2 (5.13%) Ajax
10 2 (5.13%) JSON
10 2 (5.13%) REST
11 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
1 14 (35.90%) OO
2 12 (30.77%) OOP
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (25.64%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (23.08%) ITSM
4 9 (23.08%) Service Management
5 8 (20.51%) UML
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Case Management
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 3 (7.69%) Server Hardening
8 3 (7.69%) SIEM
8 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.08%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) COBOL
7 1 (2.56%) JCL
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (12.82%) OCPJP
4 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) EMC
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Pega
5 3 (7.69%) Proofpoint
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Teradata