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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / Midlands
Rank 16 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.56% 4.27% 6.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 41.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £488 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £458 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £518 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
14 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.11% 10.37% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Median daily rate £325 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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
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 20 February 2017, 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) OSCP
3 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Snort
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine

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 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Protractor
1 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (30.00%) OSCP
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat