The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.36% - 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.66% 8.45% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +39.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Perl
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Solaris
2 12 (66.67%) CCNA
2 12 (66.67%) EMC
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CA
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) System Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (61.11%) Network Management
3 11 (61.11%) e-Health
3 11 (61.11%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.11%) Middleware
8 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ProC
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) EMC Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AIX Architect
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Unix DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Solaris
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) System Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Network Management
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CCNA
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (61.11%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) CA
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) EMC
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM