The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Solihull region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.00% 3.75% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 42.86% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -2.54%
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.29% 8.75% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) BODI
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects