The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Worcestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.00% 7.87% 14.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 29.17% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £233 £168 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.50% 26.97% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 1
Average daily rate £315 £168 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.05% -55.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% +34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

UNIX
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Toad

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management