The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.00% 2.47% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +20.68%
UNIX
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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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.43% 7.41% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 20
Average daily rate £291 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Midlands region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Midlands region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 8 (38.10%) Pega
5 7 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Documentum
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (19.05%) CRM
9 3 (14.29%) AIX
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.52%) WCF
10 2 (9.52%) WPF
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Data Management
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (9.52%) Informatica

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (23.81%) Documentum
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) WCF
1 2 (9.52%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Celerra
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
1 1 (4.76%) SRDF
1 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (4.76%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Pega
3 2 (9.52%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Netezza
4 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault