The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.62% 2.94% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +27.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +9.95%
Unix
England

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
12 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.23% 8.82% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +11.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Snort
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Protractor
1 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat