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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 8.28% 13.70% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.97% 27.40% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Median daily rate £450 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-28.10% +7.74%
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
62 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 39.49% 50.00% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 36
Median daily rate £440 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £590 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £32.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -32.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Apache
3 12 (52.17%) Python
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) IaaS
3 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) SaltStack
5 10 (43.48%) Puppet
5 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
5 10 (43.48%) JIRA
5 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Use Case
6 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) UML
6 9 (39.13%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) Service Design
7 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (26.09%) SEO
10 5 (21.74%) Subversion
10 5 (21.74%) VME
10 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared

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 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Tuxedo
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) IaaS
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Business Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) C Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CAML
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Dropwizard
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
3 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) VME
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) OO
3 9 (39.13%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Service Design
3 9 (39.13%) UML
3 9 (39.13%) Use Case
3 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (26.09%) SEO
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) SFIA
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
8 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
4 5 (21.74%) C
4 5 (21.74%) COBOL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) R
6 1 (4.35%) FQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (43.48%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) SaltStack
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) ICL
4 3 (13.04%) Micro Focus
5 2 (8.70%) Apigee
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Mashery
5 2 (8.70%) Tableau
5 2 (8.70%) Teradata