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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.77% 2.45% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 12.90% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £400 £278 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £270 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £383 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.00%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.63% 18.96% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 40
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) IBM
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) DataPower
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 6 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (25.00%) MODAF
8 5 (20.83%) SaaS
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) J2EE
8 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
10 3 (12.50%) User Experience
10 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 3 (12.50%) Juniper
10 3 (12.50%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) REST
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) DataPower
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) MODAF
2 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCDA
1 2 (8.33%) CCDP
1 2 (8.33%) CCIE
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Netezza
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) TippingPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas