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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 8 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 10 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.94% 11.11% 37.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.48% 35.71% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 27
Average daily rate
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£295 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
33 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.63% 31.11% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 35
Average daily rate £275 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014. 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 0 14 £295 -
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) webMethods
5 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) Solaris
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.00%) Informatica
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) RUP
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) BEA
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
9 3 (12.00%) AIX
9 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
9 3 (12.00%) Documentum
9 3 (12.00%) VB
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (12.00%) Middleware
9 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
9 3 (12.00%) Pega

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Documentum
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) RUP
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) V-Model
6 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) Korn
7 2 (8.00%) COBOL
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) EnCE
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) webMethods
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) BEA
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Pega
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) ICL