Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Support
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 204 180
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Support 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
West Midlands median daily rate - £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.96% +27.50%
England median daily rate £325 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.25 £16.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +141.54% -53.57% +40.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4168 5713 4837
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.68% 95.26% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 3332 2840
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £209
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 182 321
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Unix Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in the West Midlands

Unix Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Support in the West Midlands

Unix Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Support in the West Midlands