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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.97% 2.89% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.39% 20.00% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £365 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £395 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.77% -35.71%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 55 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 12.17% 14.47% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 32
Median daily rate £301 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Coventry over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 April 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) DataPower
5 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) SAS
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 3 (15.00%) J2EE
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (15.00%) SSL

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 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
3 2 (10.00%) WinSCP
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Impala
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SAS EBI
2 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) FireEye
4 3 (15.00%) GFI Software
4 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
4 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) Teradata
4 3 (15.00%) TippingPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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