The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.76% 1.63% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 10.26% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.80 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.82% 15.85% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 27
Average daily rate £300 £145 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £85 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Teradata
3 7 (26.92%) HPUX
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (23.08%) SAS
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Ab Initio
4 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
7 3 (11.54%) MVS
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) PLM
8 2 (7.69%) ENOVIA
8 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Automotive
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (7.69%) QA
8 2 (7.69%) Selenium
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (23.08%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) DTS
1 1 (3.85%) ReportNet
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) SAS Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) HPUX
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) MVS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.85%) zOS
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Validation
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) PLM
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
3 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
1 7 (26.92%) Teradata
2 6 (23.08%) Ab Initio
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle