The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 12.70% 4.05% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.02% 23.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Median daily rate £350 £635 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.88% +69.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £465 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £670 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
Unix
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 32.54% 17.34% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 22
Median daily rate £410 £290 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £604 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Blackpool region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Blackpool region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Open Source
3 13 (72.22%) IaaS
4 12 (66.67%) AIX
5 11 (61.11%) Data Management
6 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
6 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) Windows 2000
6 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
6 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (50.00%) SaaS
7 9 (50.00%) PaaS
7 9 (50.00%) ITIL
7 9 (50.00%) Service Management
7 9 (50.00%) Change Management
7 9 (50.00%) ITSM
8 8 (44.44%) Tandem
8 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
8 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
8 8 (44.44%) Release Management
8 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
8 8 (44.44%) DevOps
8 8 (44.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (33.33%) SLA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 10 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) IaaS
2 9 (50.00%) PaaS
2 9 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) AIX Support
7 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Tandem
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) AIX
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 2000
4 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 11 (61.11%) Data Management
3 9 (50.00%) Change Management
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) ITSM
3 9 (50.00%) Service Management
4 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 8 (44.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 8 (44.44%) Release Management
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Use Case
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Service Design
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 2 (11.11%) ICL
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus