Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 November 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 > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 56 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 14.40% 10.20% 16.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.16% 35.56% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 16
Shropshire median daily rate £540 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.12% +2.47% +1.25%
10th Percentile £462 £315 £313
90th Percentile £635 £496 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 143 225 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 36.76% 28.70% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 30
Shropshire median daily rate £518 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.70% +7.10% +40.91%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £274
90th Percentile £631 £500 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - £16.04 £16.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.08% -19.86%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Shropshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +10 56 £540 +30.12% 2
Unix
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) JSON
2 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) XML
5 22 (39.29%) SOAP
5 22 (39.29%) Puppet
6 21 (37.50%) WSO2
7 20 (35.71%) Solaris
7 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
7 20 (35.71%) Middleware
7 20 (35.71%) SOA
8 19 (33.93%) AIX
8 19 (33.93%) Subversion
9 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
9 18 (32.14%) Oracle
9 18 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (32.14%) MuleSoft
10 16 (28.57%) JSON Schema
10 16 (28.57%) WSDL
11 15 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (26.79%) SUSE
11 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (26.79%) Mac OS X
12 14 (25.00%) SAN
12 14 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
13 13 (23.21%) XSD
13 13 (23.21%) BladeLogic

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 10 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.29%) JBoss
3 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) Mule
4 3 (5.36%) Mule ESB
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) Documentum
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) HTTP
2 12 (21.43%) SSL
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (33.93%) Subversion
3 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 6 (10.71%) IntelliJ
5 6 (10.71%) JUnit
5 6 (10.71%) Maven
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) GitLab
6 1 (1.79%) Grunt
6 1 (1.79%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.79%) Toad
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.43%) AIX Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Integration Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Messaging Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Unix Scripting Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.93%) MuleSoft Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Scala Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.36%) HPUX Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) JSON
2 23 (41.07%) XML
3 22 (39.29%) SOAP
4 20 (35.71%) Middleware
5 16 (28.57%) JSON Schema
5 16 (28.57%) WSDL
6 13 (23.21%) XSD
7 8 (14.29%) REST
7 8 (14.29%) Spring
8 7 (12.50%) XSLT
9 6 (10.71%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) EJB
9 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.71%) HTML
9 6 (10.71%) HTML5
9 6 (10.71%) J2EE
9 6 (10.71%) J2SE
9 6 (10.71%) Play Framework
10 4 (7.14%) Apache Camel
11 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Solaris
3 19 (33.93%) AIX
4 15 (26.79%) Mac OS X
4 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (26.79%) SUSE
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (12.50%) HPUX
6 7 (12.50%) Windows
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) SOA
3 15 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Microservices
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) Sequence Diagram
7 7 (12.50%) Kanban
7 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.50%) TDD
8 6 (10.71%) Coaching
8 6 (10.71%) Open Source
9 5 (8.93%) Conceptual Models
9 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) Scala
5 3 (5.36%) Groovy
5 3 (5.36%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
7 1 (1.79%) Haskell
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) Puppet
2 13 (23.21%) BladeLogic
2 13 (23.21%) NetBackup
3 7 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.79%) Grafana
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) WSO2
2 18 (32.14%) MuleSoft
2 18 (32.14%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
4 9 (16.07%) webMethods
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Pega