Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix Support
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 81
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.066% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.068% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate - £195 £415
% change year-on-year - -53.01% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1474 1464 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £210
90th Percentile £523 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Unix Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in Birmingham

Unix Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Support in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Support in Birmingham

Unix Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Support in Birmingham