The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / West Midlands
Rank 62 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 239 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.53% 9.22% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.05% 41.07% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 124 62
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.58 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+65.42% -40.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 582 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.83% 22.45% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 289 212
Median daily rate £393 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £179 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 90
Median hourly rate £14.48 £15.93 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £18.50 £27.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -12 21 £388 +3.33% 9
Warwickshire +14 13 £400 -27.27% 2
Coventry +5 11 £450 +5.88% 2
Shropshire -16 10 £500 +6.38% 5
Solihull -2 1 £525 +61.53%
Staffordshire -6 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 104 (52.79%) Linux
2 91 (46.19%) Oracle
3 82 (41.62%) SQL
4 71 (36.04%) Java
5 65 (32.99%) Windows
6 36 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (18.27%) Git (software)
7 35 (17.77%) WebLogic
7 35 (17.77%) Shell Script
8 34 (17.26%) Configuration Management
9 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
10 31 (15.74%) J2EE
11 30 (15.23%) PL/SQL
11 30 (15.23%) OO
12 29 (14.72%) webMethods
13 28 (14.21%) HTTP
13 28 (14.21%) HTML
13 28 (14.21%) Jenkins
14 27 (13.71%) CSS
15 25 (12.69%) TCP/IP
15 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
15 25 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (12.18%) Relational Database
17 23 (11.68%) Oracle Database
17 23 (11.68%) IBM
17 23 (11.68%) AIX
17 23 (11.68%) XML
17 23 (11.68%) Migration
18 21 (10.66%) Finance
19 20 (10.15%) Scrum

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 35 (17.77%) WebLogic
2 19 (9.64%) Apache
3 13 (6.60%) JBoss
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (5.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (4.57%) IIS
6 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.55%) Confluence
8 6 (3.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.52%) MindAlign
11 2 (1.02%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.02%) CMS
11 2 (1.02%) Documentum
11 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.54%) MS Office
2 2 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.52%) GitHub
2 3 (1.52%) IaaS
2 3 (1.52%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.21%) HTTP
2 25 (12.69%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.15%) Firewall
4 11 (5.58%) SSL
5 10 (5.08%) VPN
6 9 (4.57%) DNS
7 8 (4.06%) Network Security
8 7 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.55%) LDAP
8 7 (3.55%) SAN
9 6 (3.05%) Internet
9 6 (3.05%) WAN
10 5 (2.54%) LAN
10 5 (2.54%) S/MIME
10 5 (2.54%) SMTP
11 4 (2.03%) IMAP
11 4 (2.03%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (2.03%) Wireless
12 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.18%) Relational Database
2 23 (11.68%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.09%) MySQL
5 8 (4.06%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.05%) Big Data
6 6 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.61%) Subversion
4 12 (6.09%) JUnit
5 11 (5.58%) Selenium
5 11 (5.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.08%) CA Gen
7 9 (4.57%) ClearCase
7 9 (4.57%) ClearQuest
7 9 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.06%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (4.06%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.55%) JIRA
10 5 (2.54%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.54%) gulp
10 5 (2.54%) JSHint
10 5 (2.54%) Mocha
10 5 (2.54%) PVCS
10 5 (2.54%) Toad
11 4 (2.03%) Maven
General
1 21 (10.66%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Retail
3 5 (2.54%) Banking
4 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) Developer
2 32 (16.24%) Analyst
3 18 (9.14%) Architect
4 12 (6.09%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.58%) webMethods Developer
6 9 (4.57%) Security Analyst
7 8 (4.06%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.55%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.55%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.55%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.55%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.05%) Administrator
9 6 (3.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (3.05%) DBA
9 6 (3.05%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.05%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.54%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.74%) J2EE
2 28 (14.21%) HTML
3 27 (13.71%) CSS
4 23 (11.68%) XML
5 11 (5.58%) Web Services
6 10 (5.08%) Node.js
6 10 (5.08%) SOAP
7 9 (4.57%) SAML
8 8 (4.06%) REST
9 7 (3.55%) Middleware
9 7 (3.55%) RESTful
10 6 (3.05%) EDIFACT
10 6 (3.05%) HTML5
10 6 (3.05%) XSD
11 5 (2.54%) CSS3
11 5 (2.54%) Express
12 4 (2.03%) JSON
12 4 (2.03%) Mustache
13 3 (1.52%) Java EE
13 3 (1.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.06%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.55%) DataPower
7 5 (2.54%) PKI
7 5 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.51%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.51%) IVR
10 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (52.79%) Linux
2 65 (32.99%) Windows
3 23 (11.68%) AIX
4 20 (10.15%) Mac OS X
5 17 (8.63%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.09%) Solaris
7 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.55%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.05%) HPUX
10 3 (1.52%) Debian
10 3 (1.52%) SUSE
10 3 (1.52%) VME
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.02%) CentOS
11 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.26%) Configuration Management
3 30 (15.23%) OO
4 25 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.68%) Migration
6 20 (10.15%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (10.15%) Scrum
6 20 (10.15%) Web Development
7 19 (9.64%) Waterfall
8 17 (8.63%) Problem Management
8 17 (8.63%) Test Strategy
9 16 (8.12%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.12%) Visualisation
10 15 (7.61%) OO PHP
10 15 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (7.61%) RUP
10 15 (7.61%) Web Design
11 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.62%) SQL
2 71 (36.04%) Java
3 35 (17.77%) Shell Script
4 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.23%) PL/SQL
6 18 (9.14%) Perl
7 17 (8.63%) PHP
8 12 (6.09%) Python
9 10 (5.08%) COBOL
10 5 (2.54%) ECMAScript
10 5 (2.54%) Scala
11 4 (2.03%) Ruby
12 2 (1.02%) Korn
12 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.02%) R
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) C#
13 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.60%) Degree
3 11 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) CCNA
4 6 (3.05%) CCSA
4 6 (3.05%) CEH
4 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.05%) GCFA
4 6 (3.05%) GCIH
4 6 (3.05%) ISEB
4 6 (3.05%) MCP
5 5 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) OCP
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.52%) RHCE
7 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) GPG13
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.55%) Sendmail
3 6 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.02%) Docker
6 2 (1.02%) HDFS
6 2 (1.02%) Postfix
7 1 (0.51%) Samba
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) Puppet
2 9 (4.57%) Ansible
2 9 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (4.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (3.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.03%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.52%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.02%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.51%) Control-M
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Opsview
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.51%) QRadar
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (46.19%) Oracle
2 29 (14.72%) webMethods
3 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
4 23 (11.68%) IBM
5 15 (7.61%) Informatica
5 15 (7.61%) Pega
6 11 (5.58%) Cisco
6 11 (5.58%) VMware
7 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.06%) BEA
8 8 (4.06%) HP
9 7 (3.55%) ArcSight
10 5 (2.54%) BMC
10 5 (2.54%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.54%) F5
10 5 (2.54%) Juniper
10 5 (2.54%) Proofpoint
11 4 (2.03%) Brocade
11 4 (2.03%) NetApp
11 4 (2.03%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago