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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.11% 1.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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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
25 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.89% 12.14% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 28 April 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Pega
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) Documentum
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
9 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
9 2 (11.76%) Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) WPF
9 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Informatica

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Documentum
3 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.88%) MaxDB
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Basis
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Pega
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects