The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.45% 8.22% 30.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 28.57% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 23
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 £31.50 £30.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -11.59%
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
46 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.57% 28.77% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 26
Average daily rate £155 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -55.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -7 9 £325 -13.33% 3
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 22 (73.33%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (46.67%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 7 (23.33%) webMethods
7 7 (23.33%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Documentum
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) Informatica
10 4 (13.33%) BEA
10 4 (13.33%) RUP
10 4 (13.33%) Solaris
10 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.00%) Pega
11 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
11 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Korn
11 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
11 3 (10.00%) J2EE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 15 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.67%) CA Gen
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Investigator
6 1 (3.33%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.33%) RUP
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) V-Model
6 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) Korn
5 3 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) EnCE
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) webMethods
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) BEA
4 4 (13.33%) Informatica
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) Pega
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) ICL
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Sybase
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago