The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.23% 4.81% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 12.50% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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 Worcestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 38.46% 38.46% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 19
Median daily rate £275 £398 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +31.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £142 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £451 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -45.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.78 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £34.95
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 Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worcester +2 4 £350 +40.00%
Malvern - 2 - -
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) CentOS
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Dell
6 7 (53.85%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) System Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
7 5 (38.46%) MS Office
7 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 4 (30.77%) Avaya
8 4 (30.77%) SAN
8 4 (30.77%) NetApp
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Database Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Server Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (23.08%) PDA
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) CentOS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 3 (23.08%) SUSE
8 1 (7.69%) AIX
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VCP5
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Avaya
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) 3Com
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle