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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.44% 0.49% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.83% 4.35% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£345 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
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
29 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.83% 11.17% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
4 6 (33.33%) Pega
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Documentum
7 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.11%) Informatica
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) Documentum
3 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) OLTP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.56%) MaxDB
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) CRM
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
1 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
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