The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 42 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.74% 1.52% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 13.16% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
38 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.26% 11.55% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 28
Median daily rate £450 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 16 January 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) IBM
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) XSD
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 6 (26.09%) Data Management
5 6 (26.09%) DataPower
5 6 (26.09%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) Data Stewardship
5 6 (26.09%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (26.09%) Master Data Management
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) SSL
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) Middleware

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Information Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Support
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
1 6 (26.09%) REST
1 6 (26.09%) SOAP
1 6 (26.09%) XSD
2 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Management
1 6 (26.09%) Data Stewardship
1 6 (26.09%) Master Data Management
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (17.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
4 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) F5
4 4 (17.39%) FireEye
4 4 (17.39%) GFI Software
4 4 (17.39%) Intel Security
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
4 4 (17.39%) Rapid7
4 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
4 4 (17.39%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) TippingPoint
5 2 (8.70%) SAP