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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 25 13
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.13% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £438 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
16 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.60% 21.28% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 5
Median daily rate £395 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) KANA
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Genesys
1 1 (50.00%) KANA