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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 2 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.61% 12.50% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.45% 37.14% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 16
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£418 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £266 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
91 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 59.87% 33.65% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 20
Average daily rate £425 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +9 41 £418 +4.50% 3
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 42 (72.41%) Oracle
2 36 (62.07%) Java
3 35 (60.34%) SQL
4 29 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 24 (41.38%) Windows
5 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (39.66%) J2EE
6 23 (39.66%) PL/SQL
7 21 (36.21%) webMethods
8 20 (34.48%) Linux
8 20 (34.48%) Oracle Database
9 19 (32.76%) Perl
10 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
11 16 (27.59%) Puppet
11 16 (27.59%) Subversion
11 16 (27.59%) Maven
11 16 (27.59%) JBoss
11 16 (27.59%) Apache
11 16 (27.59%) BEA
12 15 (25.86%) Hudson
12 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
13 14 (24.14%) Open Source
13 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
13 14 (24.14%) Solaris
14 13 (22.41%) AIX
14 13 (22.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (22.41%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Management
15 12 (20.69%) DevOps

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (27.59%) JBoss
2 16 (27.59%) Apache
3 11 (18.97%) Confluence
3 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) Documentum
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.59%) Subversion
2 16 (27.59%) Maven
3 15 (25.86%) Hudson
4 11 (18.97%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Toad
6 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 1 (1.72%) Local Government
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Architect
3 14 (24.14%) Platform Architect
4 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (20.69%) webMethods Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.72%) SQL DBA
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) J2EE
2 13 (22.41%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (17.24%) SAX
4 5 (8.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Open Source
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Solaris
4 13 (22.41%) AIX
4 13 (22.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) HPUX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (20.69%) DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.34%) OO
5 6 (10.34%) RUP
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) Java
2 35 (60.34%) SQL
3 23 (39.66%) PL/SQL
4 19 (32.76%) Perl
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Squid
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Oracle
2 21 (36.21%) webMethods
3 16 (27.59%) BEA
4 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.07%) Pega
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.90%) Informatica
7 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.72%) Splunk
9 1 (1.72%) ICL
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