The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.77% 3.08% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.45% 15.87% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £273 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £218 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £318 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
55 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.82% 19.38% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 41
Median daily rate £375 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £21.00 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) MODAF
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) Retail
4 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) SaaS
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Solaris
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.11%) CCIE
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) CCDA
8 2 (11.11%) CCDP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (38.89%) MODAF
1 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
1 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCDA
1 2 (11.11%) CCDP
1 2 (11.11%) CCIE
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (5.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) CommVault
4 1 (5.56%) JDA
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) RedPrairie
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas