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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 7.26% 1.87% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 5.71% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£570 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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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
44 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 35.48% 32.71% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 0
Average daily rate £538 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £32.47 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 16 (88.89%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 9 (50.00%) REST
4 9 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (50.00%) HTTP
4 9 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (50.00%) Web Design
4 9 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (33.33%) CRM
6 6 (33.33%) Middleware
6 6 (33.33%) MVS
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) Scala
6 6 (33.33%) VME
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 9 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
1 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) REST
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 6 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (33.33%) MVS
3 6 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (50.00%) Web Design
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) StatsD
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Apigee
2 1 (5.56%) Mashery
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