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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 22 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 1.53% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.19% 11.58% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 18
Median daily rate £451 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
128 95 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.16% 13.18% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £21.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) OO
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle
5 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
6 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
10 9 (20.93%) XML
10 9 (20.93%) OOP
10 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.60%) Web Development
11 8 (18.60%) OO PHP
11 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
11 8 (18.60%) PHP
11 8 (18.60%) J2EE
11 8 (18.60%) Web Services
11 8 (18.60%) Eclipse
11 8 (18.60%) EMC
12 7 (16.28%) SSL
12 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared

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 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) Documentum
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) MindAlign
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) WildFly
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) IaaS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SSL
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) IMAP
2 6 (13.95%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (13.95%) SMTP
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) S/MIME
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) DataStage
8 1 (2.33%) DB2
8 1 (2.33%) IMS/DB
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.95%) JUnit
4 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (13.95%) Toad
5 5 (11.63%) Ant
5 5 (11.63%) Artifactory
5 5 (11.63%) ClearQuest
5 5 (11.63%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) Selenium
7 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
2 4 (9.30%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 8 (18.60%) Web Services
5 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.95%) JSP
5 6 (13.95%) Servlets
5 6 (13.95%) Spring
5 6 (13.95%) Struts
6 5 (11.63%) Apache CXF
7 3 (6.98%) SOAP
7 3 (6.98%) Symfony
8 2 (4.65%) .NET
8 2 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (2.33%) Ajax
9 1 (2.33%) JSON
9 1 (2.33%) REST
9 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.95%) PKI
1 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.65%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) OO
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
4 9 (20.93%) OOP
5 8 (18.60%) OO PHP
5 8 (18.60%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) ITSM
6 6 (13.95%) Open Source
6 6 (13.95%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.63%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Case Management
8 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) VB
7 4 (9.30%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.98%) Python
8 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.65%) Korn
10 1 (2.33%) COBOL
10 1 (2.33%) JCL
10 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) OCPJP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Control-M
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) EMC
3 6 (13.95%) Proofpoint
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Pega
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) Informatica
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata
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