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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.11% 4.33% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 20.34% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 14
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £573 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
44 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.22% 21.30% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 27
Average daily rate £310 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.10 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) MODAF
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BI Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
3 2 (22.22%) MODAF
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) NCIE
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) JDA
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) RedPrairie