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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.61% 9.92% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.76% 46.43% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
42 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.85% 21.37% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate £410 £250 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £326 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.06 £21.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.27% +44.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 1 September 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
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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 +2 23 £425 +44.06%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
6 15 (44.12%) Informatica
6 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
7 13 (38.24%) J2EE
8 12 (35.29%) Data Modelling
9 10 (29.41%) XML
9 10 (29.41%) Pega
9 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
10 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
10 9 (26.47%) webMethods
11 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (23.53%) Perl
12 7 (20.59%) Windows
12 7 (20.59%) Apache
12 7 (20.59%) Scrum
12 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.65%) Open Source
13 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
14 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
14 5 (14.71%) HTML5
14 5 (14.71%) REST
14 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (14.71%) DevOps
14 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) Documentum
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) CA Gen
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
5 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 13 (38.24%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (11.76%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Platform Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) J2EE
2 10 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) SOAP
3 5 (14.71%) J2SE
3 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.71%) Spring
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) EJB
5 2 (5.88%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
6 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.76%) RUP
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
4 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
5 8 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (11.76%) COBOL
7 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Informatica
3 10 (29.41%) Pega
4 9 (26.47%) webMethods
5 5 (14.71%) BEA
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) VMware