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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 34 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.33% 3.88% 6.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.19% 17.78% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 9
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£360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -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
135 135 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.16% 21.81% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 40
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £114 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 48 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (42.65%) Windows
3 18 (26.47%) Solaris
3 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 14 (20.59%) Perl
5 13 (19.12%) SAN
5 13 (19.12%) VMware
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 12 (17.65%) Java
6 12 (17.65%) AIX
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle
7 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
8 9 (13.24%) Banking
8 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (13.24%) Sendmail
8 9 (13.24%) Firewall
8 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.24%) SMTP
9 8 (11.76%) DNS
9 8 (11.76%) .NET
9 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
9 8 (11.76%) IMAP
10 7 (10.29%) Clustering
10 7 (10.29%) OSPF
10 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (10.29%) BGP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) Apache
1 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) TPMS
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.47%) CICS
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.24%) Firewall
3 9 (13.24%) SMTP
4 8 (11.76%) DNS
4 8 (11.76%) IMAP
5 7 (10.29%) OSPF
5 7 (10.29%) BGP
6 5 (7.35%) Internet
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security
8 3 (4.41%) VPN
8 3 (4.41%) LAN
8 3 (4.41%) WAN
9 2 (2.94%) Broadband
9 2 (2.94%) ISDN
9 2 (2.94%) PSTN
9 2 (2.94%) ADSL
9 2 (2.94%) S/MIME
9 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) Informix
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.94%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
3 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Developer
1 11 (16.18%) UNIX Administrator
2 9 (13.24%) Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.94%) DBA
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.41%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) JSP
5 2 (2.94%) Servlets
5 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.94%) jQuery
5 2 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.47%) CSS3
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
6 1 (1.47%) Java EE
6 1 (1.47%) JSF
6 1 (1.47%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) FMCG
3 3 (4.41%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (4.41%) Wiki
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Linux
2 29 (42.65%) Windows
3 18 (26.47%) Solaris
4 12 (17.65%) AIX
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) HPUX
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.88%) SUSE
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.47%) Android
12 1 (1.47%) CentOS
12 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.82%) ITIL
2 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.35%) Time Management
3 5 (7.35%) Logistics
3 5 (7.35%) Web Development
3 5 (7.35%) Migration
4 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.88%) MVC
4 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.41%) TDD
5 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.94%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) CAD
6 2 (2.94%) Pair Programming
6 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Perl
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.82%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) VB
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) VBA
6 4 (5.88%) Tcl
6 4 (5.88%) Ruby
7 3 (4.41%) Korn
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCSA
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCIP
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Sendmail
2 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) VMware
2 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) RedPrairie
6 5 (7.35%) Sun
6 5 (7.35%) webMethods
6 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.88%) IBM
7 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 4 (5.88%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) Lotus
7 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.41%) Veritas
8 3 (4.41%) EMC
8 3 (4.41%) Sybase
9 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) BT
9 2 (2.94%) Cramer
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