The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.95% 13.69% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.61% 46.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
Unix
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.62% 29.76% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 8
Median daily rate £338 £375 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +141.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Shropshire region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Shropshire region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -12 34 £415 +3.75% 2
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (52.50%) Java
4 38 (47.50%) Oracle
5 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 31 (38.75%) XML
6 31 (38.75%) webMethods
7 29 (36.25%) Linux
8 26 (32.50%) J2EE
8 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
9 23 (28.75%) Pega
10 21 (26.25%) Puppet
11 20 (25.00%) Open Source
11 20 (25.00%) Apache
11 20 (25.00%) DevOps
12 17 (21.25%) Windows
12 17 (21.25%) Selenium
13 16 (20.00%) JSON
13 16 (20.00%) Spring
13 16 (20.00%) Scala
13 16 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 16 (20.00%) REST
13 16 (20.00%) Play Framework
13 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 16 (20.00%) SOAP
13 16 (20.00%) J2SE
13 16 (20.00%) Docker
13 16 (20.00%) Microservices
14 15 (18.75%) Perl
14 15 (18.75%) PL/SQL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 20 (25.00%) Apache
3 14 (17.50%) Confluence
4 12 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.50%) IIS
7 5 (6.25%) JBoss
8 4 (5.00%) Documentum
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 10 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) SSL
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) HBase
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Selenium
2 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.50%) JIRA
3 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 8 (10.00%) FishEye
5 8 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (8.75%) CA Gen
6 7 (8.75%) GoCD
7 6 (7.50%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.25%) ClearQuest
8 5 (6.25%) Toad
9 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
9 4 (5.00%) JUnit
9 4 (5.00%) Subversion
10 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.75%) Maven
10 3 (3.75%) PVCS
General
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Software Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Java Engineer
5 14 (17.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Software Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Lead Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Scala Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Scala Software Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (15.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 12 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
8 10 (12.50%) Analyst
9 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) XML
2 26 (32.50%) J2EE
3 16 (20.00%) J2SE
3 16 (20.00%) JSON
3 16 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 16 (20.00%) REST
3 16 (20.00%) SOAP
3 16 (20.00%) Spring
4 14 (17.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.50%) HTML
6 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 4 (5.00%) EJB
7 4 (5.00%) HTML5
7 4 (5.00%) Java EE
8 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.50%) iXBRL
9 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.50%) Polymer
9 2 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.25%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) AIX
3 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.50%) Debian
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.00%) DevOps
3 20 (25.00%) Open Source
4 16 (20.00%) Microservices
5 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.75%) RUP
7 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.25%) Scrum
7 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.75%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.25%) Validation
12 4 (5.00%) Analytics
12 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 4 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 42 (52.50%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) Scala
3 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 15 (18.75%) Perl
4 15 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.00%) COBOL
5 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) C
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) R
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) Haskell
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) ISEB
2 8 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) CCSA
4 2 (2.50%) CEH
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) GCFA
4 2 (2.50%) GCIH
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 5 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.75%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.25%) Grafana
5 1 (1.25%) Kibana
5 1 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Oracle
2 31 (38.75%) webMethods
3 23 (28.75%) Pega
4 14 (17.50%) Informatica
5 11 (13.75%) Google
5 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.50%) Adobe
7 6 (7.50%) BEA
8 4 (5.00%) HP
9 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.75%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) BMC
10 2 (2.50%) ICL
11 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.25%) IBM
11 1 (1.25%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) Splunk