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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 52 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.58% 4.17% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 23.66% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 20
Median daily rate £458 £325 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.76% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +8.33%
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
142 131 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.42% 17.63% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 71
Median daily rate £330 £340 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 23
Median hourly rate £11.80 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 June 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 June 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 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 22 (36.67%) Windows
5 20 (33.33%) ITIL
5 20 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (26.67%) Finance
7 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 14 (23.33%) Service Management
8 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
8 14 (23.33%) XML
8 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
9 13 (21.67%) HTML
9 13 (21.67%) RDBMS
10 12 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (20.00%) OO
10 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 12 (20.00%) Toad
10 12 (20.00%) J2EE
10 12 (20.00%) Solaris
10 12 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
10 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 10 (16.67%) JSP
12 10 (16.67%) Servlets
12 10 (16.67%) JUnit
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 10 (16.67%) 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 14 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) Documentum
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Captiva
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) WildFly
5 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) IMAP
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (5.00%) SMTP
2 3 (5.00%) TACACS
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) S/MIME
3 2 (3.33%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 15 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.67%) RDBMS
3 12 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (20.00%) Toad
2 10 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.67%) JIRA
2 10 (16.67%) JUnit
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (13.33%) Ant
4 8 (13.33%) Artifactory
4 8 (13.33%) Maven
5 5 (8.33%) PVCS
6 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Billing
4 4 (6.67%) Front Office
4 4 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Unix Support
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) XML
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 12 (20.00%) J2EE
4 11 (18.33%) Web Services
5 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.67%) JSP
5 10 (16.67%) Servlets
5 10 (16.67%) Spring
6 8 (13.33%) Apache CXF
7 6 (10.00%) Struts
8 4 (6.67%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) CSS
9 3 (5.00%) OC4J
10 2 (3.33%) .NET
10 2 (3.33%) Ajax
10 2 (3.33%) JSON
10 2 (3.33%) REST
11 1 (1.67%) Middleware
11 1 (1.67%) SAML
11 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Derivative
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.67%) CMDB
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Fintech
4 3 (5.00%) Equities
4 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) AIX
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.67%) HPUX
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Service Management
3 12 (20.00%) OO
4 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (15.00%) ITSM
5 9 (15.00%) OOP
6 8 (13.33%) UML
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.00%) Open Source
10 3 (5.00%) SIEM
10 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.00%) C++
4 9 (15.00%) VB
5 8 (13.33%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (8.33%) OCPJP
4 5 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 4 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) NFS
1 5 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Control-M
1 2 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.67%) EMC
4 6 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (10.00%) Veritas
5 5 (8.33%) Cognizant
5 5 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (5.00%) F5
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Pega
6 3 (5.00%) Proofpoint
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) Brocade
7 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.33%) Meru Networks
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) SunGard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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