Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 22 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 > Solihull
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.95% 9.47% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.69% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Solihull median daily rate - £430 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.57% -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £430 £388
% change year-on-year -6.98% +10.97% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull 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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 25.79% 15.15% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Solihull median daily rate £360 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +8.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £100 £171 £261
90th Percentile £427 £514 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £34.40 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.11% -3.67%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Solihull

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Solihull

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (58.82%) Migration
3 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (47.06%) Database Tuning
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
7 6 (35.29%) Data Guard
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
10 3 (17.65%) SDH
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) E-business
10 3 (17.65%) Business Development
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 2 (11.76%) GPON

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SDH
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) DSL
2 2 (11.76%) GPON
3 1 (5.88%) DWDM
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) DBA
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DBA Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 8 (47.06%) Database Tuning
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Business Development
3 3 (17.65%) E-business
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Data Guard
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft