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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Lancashire / Blackpool
Rank 9 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 12.28% 6.80% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 20.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Median daily rate £525 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

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
27 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 47.37% 33.33% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 21
Median daily rate £525 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) AIX
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (56.52%) IaaS
6 13 (56.52%) Open Source
7 11 (47.83%) Data Management
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
8 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
8 10 (43.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
9 9 (39.13%) Service Management
9 9 (39.13%) Change Management
9 9 (39.13%) ITSM
9 9 (39.13%) ITIL
9 9 (39.13%) SaaS
9 9 (39.13%) PaaS
10 8 (34.78%) DevOps
10 8 (34.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
10 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
10 8 (34.78%) Tandem
10 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
10 8 (34.78%) Release Management
11 7 (30.43%) Java
11 7 (30.43%) Microservices

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 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (21.74%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (43.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) IaaS
2 9 (39.13%) PaaS
2 9 (39.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
1 6 (26.09%) DB2
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Unix Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
1 6 (26.09%) JSON
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Tandem
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) AIX
4 10 (43.48%) Windows 2000
4 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Open Source
3 11 (47.83%) Data Management
4 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) ITSM
4 9 (39.13%) Service Management
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
5 8 (34.78%) Release Management
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (30.43%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Use Case
9 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 2 (8.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) SaltStack