The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.84% 0.61% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 3.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-22.75% +16.93%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.75% 15.95% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Median daily rate £300 £304 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £151 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leek - 3 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 - -
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) LAN

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware