The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.44% 2.38% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.32% 4.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Solihull region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Solihull region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Unix.

1 34 (91.89%) Linux
1 34 (91.89%) Shell Script
2 26 (70.27%) Oracle
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) WebLogic
3 25 (67.57%) Oracle Database
4 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
4 24 (64.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle Discoverer
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle 11i
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (62.16%) Data Guard
5 23 (62.16%) Database Tuning
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle Application Server
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (62.16%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (62.16%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (32.43%) C++
8 11 (29.73%) C
8 11 (29.73%) SNMP
8 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (29.73%) iptables
9 10 (27.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (27.03%) OCP
10 8 (21.62%) Scrum

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 25 (67.57%) WebLogic
2 23 (62.16%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SNMP
2 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
2 8 (21.62%) IPv4
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) Oracle Database
2 24 (64.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) ClearCase
1 8 (21.62%) CppUnit
2 6 (16.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.41%) Automake
3 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.41%) Toad
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) DBA
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared DBA
4 17 (45.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 7 (18.92%) Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Administrator
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) C++ Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) E-Business Administrator
10 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (21.62%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.41%) Apache CXF
2 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) Servlets
2 2 (5.41%) Spring
2 2 (5.41%) Struts
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Database Tuning
1 23 (62.16%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (29.73%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) Presales
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) UML
6 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) Shell Script
2 12 (32.43%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (27.03%) OCP
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) OCPJP
6 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (62.16%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (29.73%) iptables
3 8 (21.62%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 23 (62.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP