The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
197 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.20% 92.48% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.26 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £8.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £25.00 £20.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Support in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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

UNIX Support
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Support within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £325 -
UNIX Support
West Midlands

UNIX Support
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited UNIX Support in their job title 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 with UNIX Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited UNIX Support in their job title 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 with UNIX Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects