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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 8.16% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 48.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.33 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-33.35% +20.68%
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
11 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.39% 17.01% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Informatica
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) webMethods
3 3 (30.00%) TOWER Software
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Opsware
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Pentaho Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) ETL Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Informatica
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (30.00%) TOWER Software
2 3 (30.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Opsware
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware