The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 47 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 18 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.37% 5.41% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.14% 23.81% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
105 126 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.85% 22.70% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 49
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £165 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.05 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 29 (55.77%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 16 (30.77%) Oracle
4 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (23.08%) AIX
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.15%) Java
6 11 (21.15%) SQL
7 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
7 9 (17.31%) .NET
8 8 (15.38%) Solaris
9 7 (13.46%) C
9 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
9 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.46%) ETL
9 7 (13.46%) Banking
9 7 (13.46%) Ab Initio
9 7 (13.46%) Netezza
9 7 (13.46%) Time Management
9 7 (13.46%) Data Extraction
9 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.54%) Retail
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (11.54%) SAN
10 6 (11.54%) webMethods
11 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.62%) VMware
11 5 (9.62%) FMCG

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) HTTP
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) 3G
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) OSPF
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) RIP
5 1 (1.92%) ADSL
5 1 (1.92%) Broadband
5 1 (1.92%) ISDN
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) PSTN
5 1 (1.92%) SDH
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) DTS
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.92%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.92%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) Servlets
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.92%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.92%) LINQ
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Extraction
2 5 (9.62%) FMCG
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Wiki
4 2 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.92%) IVR
5 1 (1.92%) DTV
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) AIX
4 8 (15.38%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) SUSE
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) CentOS
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) ETL
2 7 (13.46%) Time Management
2 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.62%) Logistics
4 4 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) ATDD
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Release Management
6 2 (3.85%) BDD
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (21.15%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) C
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) VB
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) Korn
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) CCIP
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Ab Initio
2 7 (13.46%) Netezza
3 6 (11.54%) webMethods
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) RedPrairie
5 4 (7.69%) Sun
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.92%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Cramer
8 1 (1.92%) BT
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