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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 33 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.42% 2.46% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 12.68% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£270 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
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 71 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.22% 19.40% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 7
Average daily rate £330 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.65 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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
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 7 July 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 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) SAS
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) Billing
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) Micro Focus
6 4 (20.00%) COBOL
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) HPUX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 5 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 5 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Analytics
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Analytics
1 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.00%) MODAF
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) COBOL
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCIE
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) CCDA
1 3 (15.00%) CCDP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Micro Focus
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow