The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 June 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £39.50 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.34% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 27 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 14.29% 15.34% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Median daily rate £220 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £105 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.12 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £36.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Staffordshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle