Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.86% 2.80% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 17.52% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 11
Coventry median daily rate £394 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +45.45% -15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £340 £260
90th Percentile £444 £445 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 - £26.00

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 88 137 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 13.64% 16.00% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 64
Coventry median daily rate £331 £375 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +23.46% -6.54%
10th Percentile £115 £254 £147
90th Percentile £543 £465 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 16
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +18.18% -24.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.08 £17.19
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% +3.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Coventry over the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 July 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 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SAS
3 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 4 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Teradata
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SAS EBI
5 2 (16.67%) PuTTY

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 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) CloudStack
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Impala
3 2 (16.67%) SAS EBI
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault