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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 25 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.78% 2.68% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.21% 20.00% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% -18.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.65 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 - £25.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 - £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.50%
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
71 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.24% 13.42% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 22
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 13
Average hourly rate £29.50 £11.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.22% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
4 12 (38.71%) HPUX
4 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (32.26%) HP
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 4 (12.90%) IBM
10 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (12.90%) ENOVIA
10 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (12.90%) Automotive
10 4 (12.90%) Validation
10 4 (12.90%) PLM
10 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (9.68%) VMware
11 3 (9.68%) SAN
11 3 (9.68%) zOS
11 3 (9.68%) MVS
11 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
12 2 (6.45%) NFS
12 2 (6.45%) Java
12 2 (6.45%) Oracle
12 2 (6.45%) ISEB
12 2 (6.45%) Middleware
12 2 (6.45%) ISTQB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.23%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
3 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.45%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Support
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) HPUX
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) zOS
4 3 (9.68%) MVS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) PLM
2 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe