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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 54 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 2.27% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 16.19% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 16
Median daily rate £458 £328 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.69% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
132 105 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.97% 14.04% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 57 66
Median daily rate £400 £328 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 22
Median hourly rate £11.80 £18.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) ITIL
4 19 (38.00%) Java
5 18 (36.00%) Relational Database
6 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (32.00%) HTML
6 16 (32.00%) WebLogic
6 16 (32.00%) Linux
7 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 14 (28.00%) OO
8 14 (28.00%) XML
8 14 (28.00%) Service Management
9 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
10 12 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (24.00%) OOP
10 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
10 12 (24.00%) Toad
10 12 (24.00%) J2EE
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle OWB
10 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (22.00%) Solaris
12 10 (20.00%) Web Services
12 10 (20.00%) JSP
12 10 (20.00%) Servlets
12 10 (20.00%) JUnit
12 10 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 10 (20.00%) ClearQuest

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 16 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.00%) Documentum
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) WildFly
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) PaaS
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) IMAP
3 3 (6.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (6.00%) SMTP
3 3 (6.00%) TACACS
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) S/MIME
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.00%) SSH
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle OWB
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (24.00%) Toad
2 10 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 10 (20.00%) JUnit
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (16.00%) Ant
4 8 (16.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (16.00%) Maven
5 5 (10.00%) PVCS
6 4 (8.00%) Selenium
7 2 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 4 (8.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) DBA
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) XML
3 12 (24.00%) J2EE
4 10 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (20.00%) JSP
4 10 (20.00%) Servlets
4 10 (20.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (16.00%) Apache CXF
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) Struts
7 4 (8.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) OC4J
9 2 (4.00%) .NET
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) SAML
10 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) CMDB
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Solaris
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.00%) AIX
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) OO
2 14 (28.00%) Service Management
3 12 (24.00%) OOP
4 10 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (18.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) UML
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.00%) Case Management
9 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.00%) Internal Audit
10 3 (6.00%) Logistics
10 3 (6.00%) Open Source
10 3 (6.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C++
4 9 (18.00%) VB
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (10.00%) OCPJP
4 5 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) NFS
1 5 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.00%) EMC
4 7 (14.00%) VMware
5 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (12.00%) Veritas
6 5 (10.00%) Cognizant
7 4 (8.00%) Pega
8 3 (6.00%) F5
8 3 (6.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Proofpoint
8 3 (6.00%) SAP
9 2 (4.00%) Brocade
9 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.00%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.00%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.00%) Sybase