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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 23 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.64% 27.18% 26.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.23% 71.79% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 23
Median daily rate £450 £470 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
52 117 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.57% 37.86% 60.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 39
Median daily rate £400 £460 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +12.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £16.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -5 21 £450 -4.25% 5
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 42 (65.63%) Oracle
3 38 (59.38%) Java
4 31 (48.44%) webMethods
5 25 (39.06%) XML
6 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
7 21 (32.81%) PL/SQL
7 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (28.13%) J2EE
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
8 18 (28.13%) Waterfall
9 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
9 17 (26.56%) Shell Script
10 16 (25.00%) Informatica
11 15 (23.44%) RUP
11 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
11 15 (23.44%) Pega
12 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
12 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 13 (20.31%) OO
13 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) CA Gen
15 10 (15.63%) ISEB
15 10 (15.63%) Scrum
15 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
15 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (14.06%) Problem Management
16 9 (14.06%) BEA

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 23 (35.94%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.94%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Documentum
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
1 7 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (10.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Big Data
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) HBase
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) CA Gen
2 8 (12.50%) Toad
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.25%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.25%) Maven
5 4 (6.25%) PVCS
6 3 (4.69%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) Gatling
7 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.13%) GitLab
7 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) Ant
8 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) webMethods Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Tester
9 3 (4.69%) COBOL Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) XML
2 18 (28.13%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) EDIFACT
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) Java EE
4 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.69%) Polymer
4 3 (4.69%) React
5 2 (3.13%) Drools
5 2 (3.13%) iXBRL
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) XBRL
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) AIX
4 3 (4.69%) Debian
4 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Waterfall
3 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
4 15 (23.44%) RUP
4 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
5 13 (20.31%) OO
5 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
6 10 (15.63%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) Problem Management
8 8 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (10.94%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (10.94%) SIEM
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Disk Encryption
10 6 (9.38%) Forensic Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 6 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 38 (59.38%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) PL/SQL
4 17 (26.56%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.06%) COBOL
6 8 (12.50%) Perl
7 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.25%) C
9 2 (3.13%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) R
10 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) ISEB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.94%) CCNA
3 7 (10.94%) CCSA
3 7 (10.94%) CEH
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.94%) GCFA
3 7 (10.94%) GCIH
3 7 (10.94%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (7.81%) BladeLogic
2 5 (7.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Oracle
2 31 (48.44%) webMethods
3 16 (25.00%) Informatica
4 15 (23.44%) Pega
5 9 (14.06%) BEA
6 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.13%) ICL
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk