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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 4.96% 7.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.50% 32.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate £383 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
40 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 28.37% 23.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 0
Average daily rate £326 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) .NET
3 21 (51.22%) Internet
4 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
6 15 (36.59%) Middleware
6 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
6 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) Python
7 14 (34.15%) MVS
7 14 (34.15%) C#
7 14 (34.15%) CSS
8 13 (31.71%) CRM
8 13 (31.71%) Workflow
9 12 (29.27%) HTML
10 11 (26.83%) VB
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
10 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) TDD
10 11 (26.83%) CAML
10 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (26.83%) FQL
10 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
11 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
11 10 (24.39%) Web Accessibility

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.44%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
1 3 (7.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Internet
2 7 (17.07%) HTTP
3 6 (14.63%) VoIP
4 5 (12.20%) ATM
4 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
4 5 (12.20%) ISDN
4 5 (12.20%) SMTP
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQLite
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
3 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.07%) Subversion
5 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.20%) JUnit
6 5 (12.20%) NUnit
6 5 (12.20%) PHPUnit
7 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.32%) Maven
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Architect
3 10 (24.39%) Digital Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Technical Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Data Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Data Manager
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Programmer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (4.88%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) Middleware
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) HTML
5 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (26.83%) CAML
6 8 (19.51%) jQuery
6 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) Django
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) LAMP
8 4 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (9.76%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (7.32%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
3 14 (34.15%) MVS
4 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.32%) VME
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) CRM
1 13 (31.71%) Workflow
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) TDD
3 10 (24.39%) Web Accessibility
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) Data Management
5 7 (17.07%) DSDM
5 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.07%) SSADM
5 7 (17.07%) UML
5 7 (17.07%) Web Design
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) RAD
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) Python
4 11 (26.83%) FQL
4 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
4 11 (26.83%) VB
5 7 (17.07%) C
5 7 (17.07%) C++
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) VBA
7 4 (9.76%) VBScript
8 3 (7.32%) COBOL
8 3 (7.32%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Apigee
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) Mashery
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.32%) Tableau
2 3 (7.32%) Teradata
3 1 (2.44%) ICL
3 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus