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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.29% 6.87% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 36.00% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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
47 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.51% 19.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 10
Average daily rate £350 £300 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £225 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +195.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) COBOL
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCDA
6 3 (25.00%) CCDP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Micro Focus
6 3 (25.00%) Billing
6 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) MODAF
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) MODAF
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) EAI
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCIE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCDA
1 3 (25.00%) CCDP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Micro Focus
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat