Period
to 25 October 2020

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 6 months to 25 October 2020 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
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 26 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 1 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.25% 0.54% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 1.85% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.73% -1.33%
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +130.77% +39.76%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.00% 29.35% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 41
Median daily rate £335 £245 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -31.94% -1.37%
10th Percentile £215 £124 £289
90th Percentile £463 £431 £419
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +6.42% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +14.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £22.88 £31.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +3.45%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Staffordshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Staffordshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Unix in Staffordshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 1 - -
Unix
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware