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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.85% 0.57% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 4.00% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 19
Median daily rate £400 £343 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +24.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £401 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £34.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.18%
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
81 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.37% 14.16% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -55.55%
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
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 August 2016.

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 August 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) DataPower
6 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) SaaS
7 5 (17.24%) MODAF
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
8 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Juniper
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 4 (13.79%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) User Experience
9 3 (10.34%) SAP
9 3 (10.34%) SOA
9 3 (10.34%) SSL
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ

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 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Route 53
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Support
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) JDBC
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) DataPower
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) MODAF
2 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.24%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCDA
1 2 (6.90%) CCDP
1 2 (6.90%) CCIE
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) FireEye
5 2 (6.90%) GFI Software
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Rapid7
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Netezza