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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 133 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 10.81% 30.72% 15.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.17% 66.83% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 9
Median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
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 £32.50 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +34.57% -31.00%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 71 199 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 38.38% 45.96% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 30
Median daily rate £480 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Telford -9 18 £500 +8.69% 3
Unix
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) Oracle
3 28 (58.33%) Java
4 26 (54.17%) webMethods
5 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (47.92%) XML
7 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
8 17 (35.42%) Linux
9 16 (33.33%) J2EE
10 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
11 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 11 (22.92%) Windows
13 11 (22.92%) JSON
13 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 10 (20.83%) SOAP
14 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
14 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
15 9 (18.75%) Informatica
15 9 (18.75%) RUP
15 9 (18.75%) Pega
16 8 (16.67%) BEA
16 8 (16.67%) HTTP
16 8 (16.67%) SSL
16 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 8 (16.67%) DevOps
16 8 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
17 7 (14.58%) Puppet
17 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
17 7 (14.58%) Eclipse

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 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
1 8 (16.67%) SSL
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
3 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) CA Gen
5 4 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (8.33%) GitLab
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) PVCS
5 4 (8.33%) Selenium
5 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.33%) Toad
6 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Gatling
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) webMethods Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) SOA Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) XML
2 16 (33.33%) J2EE
3 11 (22.92%) JSON
4 10 (20.83%) SOAP
5 5 (10.42%) JSON Schema
5 5 (10.42%) Middleware
5 5 (10.42%) WSDL
5 5 (10.42%) XSD
5 5 (10.42%) XSLT
6 4 (8.33%) Akka
6 4 (8.33%) CSS
6 4 (8.33%) EDIFACT
6 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (8.33%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) Spring
7 3 (6.25%) EJB
7 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) J2SE
7 3 (6.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 9 (18.75%) RUP
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Microservices
8 5 (10.42%) SOA
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) Java
3 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (10.42%) CCNA
1 5 (10.42%) CCSA
1 5 (10.42%) CEH
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.42%) GCFA
1 5 (10.42%) GCIH
1 5 (10.42%) MCP
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Oracle
2 26 (54.17%) webMethods
3 9 (18.75%) Informatica
3 9 (18.75%) Pega
4 8 (16.67%) BEA
5 4 (8.33%) WSO2
6 3 (6.25%) Adobe
6 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 6 days ago