The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills 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 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staffordshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.21% - 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -3.38%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 22 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.00% 19.64% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 34
Average daily rate £325 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.21 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% -9.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - -
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
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