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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 22 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.92% - 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.86% - 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £410 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
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
29 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.35% 1.27% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £430 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 33 (80.49%) Linux
1 33 (80.49%) Shell Script
2 31 (75.61%) Oracle
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 30 (73.17%) Oracle Database
4 28 (68.29%) Security Cleared
5 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 27 (65.85%) WebLogic
6 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (56.10%) Data Guard
7 23 (56.10%) Database Tuning
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle Application Server
7 23 (56.10%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (56.10%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle Discoverer
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle 11i
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (56.10%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (31.71%) C++
10 11 (26.83%) C
11 10 (24.39%) SNMP
11 10 (24.39%) OCP
11 10 (24.39%) iptables
11 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (24.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (17.07%) JIRA

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 27 (65.85%) WebLogic
2 23 (56.10%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SNMP
2 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
2 7 (17.07%) IPv4
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) Oracle Database
2 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 23 (56.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (56.10%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
5 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
1 7 (17.07%) ClearQuest
1 7 (17.07%) CppUnit
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
1 7 (17.07%) Toad
2 6 (14.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (12.20%) PVCS
4 4 (9.76%) Ant
4 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
4 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Maven
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.44%) Automake
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) DBA
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared DBA
4 17 (41.46%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 12 (29.27%) Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Business Developer
9 3 (7.32%) E-Business Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) Business Objects Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Embedded Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (17.07%) Regular Expression
2 4 (9.76%) Apache CXF
2 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) J2EE
2 4 (9.76%) JSP
2 4 (9.76%) Servlets
2 4 (9.76%) Spring
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Struts
4 1 (2.44%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Database Tuning
1 23 (56.10%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Presales
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) OOP
5 4 (9.76%) UML
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) ITSM
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Shell Script
2 13 (31.71%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) C
4 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Security Cleared
2 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (24.39%) OCP
5 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) OCPJP
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (56.10%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (24.39%) iptables
3 7 (17.07%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) SAP