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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 83 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.44% 11.94% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.55% 37.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 4
Median daily rate £460 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £381 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +15.04%
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
161 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.66% 31.84% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 23
Median daily rate £460 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +32.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £337 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +5 75 £460 +2.22% 5
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 142 (74.35%) SQL
2 115 (60.21%) Oracle
3 97 (50.79%) Informatica
4 88 (46.07%) Pega
5 86 (45.03%) Shell Script
6 78 (40.84%) Test Strategy
7 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (39.27%) WebLogic
9 69 (36.13%) Java
10 59 (30.89%) BusinessObjects
11 58 (30.37%) webMethods
12 57 (29.84%) RUP
12 57 (29.84%) Scrum
13 56 (29.32%) Waterfall
14 54 (28.27%) PL/SQL
15 49 (25.65%) Pentaho
16 48 (25.13%) Hadoop
16 48 (25.13%) ClearCase
17 45 (23.56%) J2EE
18 42 (21.99%) Confluence
18 42 (21.99%) JIRA
19 41 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (18.85%) Configuration Management
21 35 (18.32%) Data Modelling
22 33 (17.28%) Software Engineering
23 31 (16.23%) Linux
24 29 (15.18%) OO
24 29 (15.18%) Perl
24 29 (15.18%) Oracle OWB
25 27 (14.14%) ClearQuest

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 75 (39.27%) WebLogic
2 42 (21.99%) Confluence
3 19 (9.95%) Apache
4 12 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.28%) JBoss
5 8 (4.19%) Documentum
6 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.09%) Captiva
7 4 (2.09%) SAS
7 4 (2.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.05%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.66%) HTTP
2 6 (3.14%) SSL
2 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (30.89%) BusinessObjects
2 49 (25.65%) Pentaho
3 48 (25.13%) Hadoop
4 29 (15.18%) Oracle OWB
5 26 (13.61%) Big Data
6 11 (5.76%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.05%) MySQL
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (25.13%) ClearCase
2 42 (21.99%) JIRA
3 27 (14.14%) ClearQuest
4 15 (7.85%) CA Gen
5 11 (5.76%) Selenium
6 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.66%) PVCS
8 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.14%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.14%) JUnit
9 2 (1.05%) Subversion
9 2 (1.05%) Toad
10 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.52%) FishEye
10 1 (0.52%) Gatling
10 1 (0.52%) GitLab
10 1 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (0.52%) Billing
1 1 (0.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 100 (52.36%) Developer
2 34 (17.80%) Architect
3 29 (15.18%) Lead Developer
4 23 (12.04%) Pentaho Developer
5 21 (10.99%) Analyst
5 21 (10.99%) Test Analyst
6 19 (9.95%) Hadoop Developer
7 18 (9.42%) Technical Architect
8 14 (7.33%) Monitoring Engineer
8 14 (7.33%) Software Architect
8 14 (7.33%) Software Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Unix Engineer
12 10 (5.24%) Data Integration Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Integration Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.56%) J2EE
2 24 (12.57%) XML
3 19 (9.95%) CSS
4 12 (6.28%) ELK Stack
5 11 (5.76%) jQuery
6 10 (5.24%) J2SE
6 10 (5.24%) JSON
6 10 (5.24%) Play Framework
6 10 (5.24%) REST
6 10 (5.24%) SOAP
6 10 (5.24%) Spring
7 8 (4.19%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.19%) HTML
8 6 (3.14%) EJB
8 6 (3.14%) HTML5
9 2 (1.05%) Java EE
9 2 (1.05%) XBRL
10 1 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.99%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.52%) Statistics
2 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Linux
2 25 (13.09%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.52%) Solaris
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.84%) Test Strategy
2 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.84%) RUP
3 57 (29.84%) Scrum
4 56 (29.32%) Waterfall
5 41 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (18.85%) Configuration Management
7 35 (18.32%) Data Modelling
8 33 (17.28%) Software Engineering
9 29 (15.18%) OO
10 25 (13.09%) Project Planning
11 22 (11.52%) Software Architecture
12 20 (10.47%) Analytics
13 18 (9.42%) Problem Management
14 16 (8.38%) User Stories
15 14 (7.33%) Test Scripting
16 12 (6.28%) Open Source
16 12 (6.28%) SDLC
16 12 (6.28%) Service Management
17 11 (5.76%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (74.35%) SQL
2 86 (45.03%) Shell Script
3 69 (36.13%) Java
4 54 (28.27%) PL/SQL
5 29 (15.18%) Perl
6 16 (8.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.76%) C
7 11 (5.76%) Scala
8 6 (3.14%) C#
8 6 (3.14%) Haskell
9 2 (1.05%) Groovy
9 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) ISEB
2 14 (7.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.52%) Degree
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) Kamailio
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (7.33%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (6.81%) OPNET
2 13 (6.81%) SCOM
3 12 (6.28%) Kibana
3 12 (6.28%) logstash
4 11 (5.76%) Puppet
5 4 (2.09%) Opsview
6 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 115 (60.21%) Oracle
2 97 (50.79%) Informatica
3 88 (46.07%) Pega
4 58 (30.37%) webMethods
5 26 (13.61%) Cloudera
6 17 (8.90%) BEA
7 15 (7.85%) BMC
8 12 (6.28%) Digital Fuel
9 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.19%) Adobe
11 5 (2.62%) EMC
11 5 (2.62%) VMware
12 2 (1.05%) Google
12 2 (1.05%) IBM
12 2 (1.05%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.05%) Serena
13 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.52%) Cisco
13 1 (0.52%) HP