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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.35% 3.94% 5.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.58% 17.27% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
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£413 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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
118 139 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.69% 22.82% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 44
Average daily rate £350 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £90 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.87 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £34.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 17 (27.42%) Solaris
3 17 (27.42%) Perl
3 17 (27.42%) Finance
4 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 12 (19.35%) SAN
4 12 (19.35%) Java
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle
4 12 (19.35%) SMTP
4 12 (19.35%) Sendmail
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) IMAP
5 11 (17.74%) DNS
5 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.52%) AIX
7 9 (14.52%) Firewall
8 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
8 8 (12.90%) Banking
8 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
9 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (11.29%) Lotus
9 7 (11.29%) .NET
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.68%) Cisco
10 6 (9.68%) Python
10 6 (9.68%) VB
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) Clustering

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (6.45%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) TPMS
4 1 (1.61%) CICS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) SAN
1 12 (19.35%) SMTP
2 11 (17.74%) IMAP
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.52%) Firewall
5 6 (9.68%) OSPF
5 6 (9.68%) BGP
6 4 (6.45%) Internet
6 4 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.23%) LAN
7 2 (3.23%) HTTP
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) S/MIME
7 2 (3.23%) Extranet
7 2 (3.23%) Junos
8 1 (1.61%) LLU
8 1 (1.61%) Multicast
8 1 (1.61%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.23%) Informix
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.23%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.23%) DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) UNIX Support
8 2 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (1.61%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) CSS
3 4 (6.45%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.84%) JSP
5 2 (3.23%) Servlets
5 2 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.61%) JSF
6 1 (1.61%) JSTL
6 1 (1.61%) Java EE
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) Struts
6 1 (1.61%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) FMCG
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (3.23%) Wiki
4 1 (1.61%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 17 (27.42%) Solaris
4 9 (14.52%) AIX
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.06%) HPUX
8 3 (4.84%) SUSE
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.06%) Web Development
4 4 (6.45%) MVC
4 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Time Management
4 4 (6.45%) Logistics
4 4 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.84%) TDD
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.23%) CAD
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.23%) BDD
6 2 (3.23%) ATDD
6 2 (3.23%) User Stories
6 2 (3.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Perl
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.68%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) VB
4 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) VBA
5 5 (8.06%) C
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 4 (6.45%) Tcl
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Korn
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.06%) CCNP
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Sendmail
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) VMware
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.29%) Lotus
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.45%) Sun
6 4 (6.45%) IBM
6 4 (6.45%) Juniper
6 4 (6.45%) webMethods
6 4 (6.45%) Symantec
6 4 (6.45%) RedPrairie
6 4 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.84%) Sybase
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) Alterian
9 1 (1.61%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.61%) F5
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