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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 33 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.68% 5.14% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 24.64% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 21
Median daily rate £438 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.86% -24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.75 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +11.55%
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
132 138 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.72% 20.85% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 69
Median daily rate £350 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) OO
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 19 (42.22%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
4 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) PHP
4 15 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 15 (33.33%) Web Development
5 14 (31.11%) HTTP
5 14 (31.11%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
7 12 (26.67%) Line Management
7 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (26.67%) Web Design
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) VMware
10 7 (15.56%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
11 6 (13.33%) Perl
11 6 (13.33%) SSL
11 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Documentum
4 3 (6.67%) MindAlign
4 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) SSL
3 5 (11.11%) S/MIME
4 4 (8.89%) IMAP
4 4 (8.89%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) DMZ
6 1 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) Firewall
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) SSH
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) IMS/DB
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) PVCS
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.78%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.44%) SAN Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) Symfony
4 2 (4.44%) XMPP
5 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) JDBC
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) HPUX
5 3 (6.67%) SUSE
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) OO
2 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 15 (33.33%) Web Development
3 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
4 12 (26.67%) Line Management
4 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (26.67%) Web Design
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Case Management
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) OOP
7 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Open Source
9 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) PHP
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) COBOL
8 1 (2.22%) JCL
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (4.44%) Postfix
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Control-M
2 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) EMC
3 4 (8.89%) Pega
3 4 (8.89%) Proofpoint
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 2 (4.44%) Brocade
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Lotus
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods