Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 43 52
Rank change year-on-year -31 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.71% 2.23% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 16.28% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 13
Coventry median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +42.86%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +41.18% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 86 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.98% 13.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 71
Coventry median daily rate £400 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% -11.67% +21.95%
10th Percentile £120 £115 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 20
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +13.73% +15.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.09 £17.70 £20.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -10.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Coventry

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Coventry

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (33.33%) Simpana
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Robotics
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Netezza
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) GoCD
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Prism
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Netezza
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) UiPath