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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 6.94% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 27.22% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 18
Median daily rate £344 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +22.64%

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
106 158 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.35% 25.48% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 65
Median daily rate £300 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 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 £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.69 £17.50 £16.00
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
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 17 January 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 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (29.41%) Web Development
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 15 (29.41%) OO PHP
4 15 (29.41%) HTML
4 15 (29.41%) PHP
4 15 (29.41%) OO
4 15 (29.41%) CSS
4 15 (29.41%) HTTP
4 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
5 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
6 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
6 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
6 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
7 12 (23.53%) Line Management
7 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (23.53%) Web Design
7 12 (23.53%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) Java
7 12 (23.53%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) Windows
9 8 (15.69%) Migration
10 7 (13.73%) VMware
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) MySQL
10 7 (13.73%) Perl
10 7 (13.73%) SQL

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 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) MindAlign
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) HTTP
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 5 (9.80%) S/MIME
3 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) IMAP
4 4 (7.84%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (7.84%) SMTP
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) DMZ
7 1 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
7 1 (1.96%) SSH
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) DataStage
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) PVCS
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.69%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Digital Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) SAN Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.96%) DBA
8 1 (1.96%) Junior
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) CSS
1 15 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
4 3 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.88%) Symfony
5 2 (3.92%) LAMP
5 2 (3.92%) XMPP
6 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.96%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.96%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.96%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) JDBC
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) Solaris
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.84%) HPUX
6 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) SUSE
6 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (29.41%) OO
1 15 (29.41%) OO PHP
1 15 (29.41%) Web Development
2 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
4 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 12 (23.53%) Line Management
4 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (23.53%) Web Design
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Coaching
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.88%) Open Source
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) PHP
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Korn
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) JCL
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) RHCE
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Sendmail
2 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Postfix
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Control-M
1 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.96%) Kibana
3 1 (1.96%) logstash
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) HP
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Proofpoint
5 3 (5.88%) Brocade
5 3 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.92%) BMC
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) Lotus
6 2 (3.92%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Splunk