The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 24 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 / Herefordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 2.50% - 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £408 - £300
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 Herefordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 4 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 45.00% 23.53% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 11
Median daily rate £600 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.28 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.53%  
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 Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Herefordshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Herefordshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford - 1 £408 -
Unix
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP