The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.66% 2.99% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 16.67% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
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£363 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £265 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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 Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.33% 17.91% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 9
Average daily rate £275 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Warwick +4 2 £400 -11.11% 4
Studley - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) Oracle
4 11 (26.19%) IBM
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (23.81%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) HPUX
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) HP
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (14.29%) LAN
8 6 (14.29%) VoIP
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
10 4 (9.52%) ATM
10 4 (9.52%) AIX
11 3 (7.14%) Solaris
11 3 (7.14%) EJB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) CICS
2 3 (7.14%) TPMS
3 2 (4.76%) MTS
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
1 6 (14.29%) VoIP
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) ATM
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) FTP
4 2 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) PPP
5 1 (2.38%) ISDN
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) DSL
5 1 (2.38%) X.21
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Informix
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) PROIV
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (9.52%) DBA
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Support
9 2 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.14%) EJB
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) JavaBeans
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) DataPower
2 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) HPUX
4 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) zOS
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Scrum
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.14%) Logistics
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) SOA
5 2 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) OCP
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ISSAP
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
1 11 (26.19%) IBM
2 8 (19.05%) HP
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Intel
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper