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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 10 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 27 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.30% 8.09% 20.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.71% 21.15% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
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£451 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.16% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £341 £475
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 £35.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -8.33%
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
68 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.50% 38.24% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 15
Average daily rate £400 £341 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £187 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £497 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 22 £451 +50.33%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 49 (72.06%) Java
2 43 (63.24%) Oracle
3 40 (58.82%) SQL
4 35 (51.47%) WebLogic
5 33 (48.53%) J2EE
6 29 (42.65%) webMethods
7 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
9 24 (35.29%) Perl
10 23 (33.82%) BEA
10 23 (33.82%) Windows
11 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
12 20 (29.41%) Subversion
13 19 (27.94%) Pega
13 19 (27.94%) Linux
14 18 (26.47%) Apache
14 18 (26.47%) JBoss
14 18 (26.47%) Puppet
15 17 (25.00%) Hudson
15 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
16 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
16 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
17 15 (22.06%) Maven
18 14 (20.59%) Open Source
18 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
18 14 (20.59%) Informatica
18 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
19 13 (19.12%) Solaris
19 13 (19.12%) RUP
19 13 (19.12%) Tomcat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 35 (51.47%) WebLogic
2 18 (26.47%) Apache
2 18 (26.47%) JBoss
3 13 (19.12%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.41%) Subversion
3 17 (25.00%) Hudson
4 15 (22.06%) Maven
5 13 (19.12%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.94%) Toad
8 1 (1.47%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Architect
3 15 (22.06%) Platform Architect
4 14 (20.59%) webMethods Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.94%) AWS Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Tester
9 1 (1.47%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) J2EE
2 13 (19.12%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (17.65%) SAX
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Open Source
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Solaris
3 13 (19.12%) AIX
3 13 (19.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) HPUX
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
5 13 (19.12%) RUP
5 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (17.65%) DevOps
6 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
8 8 (11.76%) OO
9 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.94%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.94%) ITIL
13 1 (1.47%) Project Management
13 1 (1.47%) Scrum
13 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) Java
2 40 (58.82%) SQL
3 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
4 24 (35.29%) Perl
5 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Squid
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Oracle
2 29 (42.65%) webMethods
3 23 (33.82%) BEA
4 19 (27.94%) Pega
5 14 (20.59%) Informatica
5 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.47%) VMware