The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.69% 3.73% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.30% 22.92% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.13% 16.27% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 9
Average daily rate £308 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) AIX
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) XSD
6 5 (22.73%) XSLT
6 5 (22.73%) EAI
6 5 (22.73%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) Software AG
6 5 (22.73%) SOA
6 5 (22.73%) ETL
6 5 (22.73%) SAS
6 5 (22.73%) webMethods
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.55%) DTS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) XSD
2 5 (22.73%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Statistics
4 2 (9.09%) Wiki
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) HPUX
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) EAI
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Software AG
2 5 (22.73%) webMethods
3 4 (18.18%) LANDesk
4 3 (13.64%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) Cognos
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus