The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Blackpool region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 6.74% 7.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 23.60% 35.71% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 3
Average daily rate £270 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) MVS
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Workflow
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) VB
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Unicenter
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) HPUX
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Tivoli

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rose
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) MVS
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) CRM
1 8 (57.14%) Workflow
2 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) VB
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Unicenter
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica