The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +22.00%
Unix Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 157 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.09% 95.73% 98.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 90 68
Median daily rate £325 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £21.20 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Unix Support in the job title.

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Unix Support
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unix Support Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire