The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.76% 2.94% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
40 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 38.10% 48.53% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 4
Average daily rate £400 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £155 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Redditch - 4 - -
Worcester - 1 £250 -
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) X.400

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft