The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 7.83% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
24 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 20.87% - 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Neo4j
2 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) JAX-RS
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) Neo4j
1 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) JAX-RS
1 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Axway
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel