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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 48 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 6.86% 15.89% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 55.81% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 2
Median daily rate £420 £528 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% +36.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £386 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £660 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
32 86 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 31.37% 28.48% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 61 21
Median daily rate £450 £416 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £185 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.65 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Apache
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 14 (70.00%) JIRA
3 14 (70.00%) Use Case
3 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (70.00%) Puppet
3 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (70.00%) SaltStack
3 14 (70.00%) IaaS
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Project Management
4 13 (65.00%) Service Design
4 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (65.00%) Open Source
4 13 (65.00%) UML
4 13 (65.00%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (65.00%) OO
4 13 (65.00%) Project Management
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) SEO
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) SFIA

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 15 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) IaaS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) Business Analysis
1 14 (70.00%) Use Case
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Project Management
2 13 (65.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) OOA/OOD
2 13 (65.00%) Open Source
2 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 13 (65.00%) Service Design
2 13 (65.00%) UML
2 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (30.00%) SEO
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) SFIA
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (70.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (10.00%) ICL
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Micro Focus