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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 42 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 17.28% 1.96% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 7.14% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 0
Average daily rate
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£521 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
84 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 34.57% 27.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 3
Average daily rate £418 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.62% -12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (55.56%) Middleware
3 27 (42.86%) Java
3 27 (42.86%) Linux
4 25 (39.68%) MVS
5 19 (30.16%) CRM
5 19 (30.16%) Workflow
6 18 (28.57%) Finance
6 18 (28.57%) Internet
6 18 (28.57%) SQL
6 18 (28.57%) .NET
6 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.63%) C#
9 13 (20.63%) Python
9 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X
10 12 (19.05%) CSS
10 12 (19.05%) VB
11 11 (17.46%) Web Services
11 11 (17.46%) Windows
12 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.87%) TDD
12 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.29%) FQL
13 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
13 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
13 9 (14.29%) Data Management
13 9 (14.29%) CAML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Internet
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) SMTP
4 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.76%) ATM
4 3 (4.76%) ISDN
4 3 (4.76%) VoIP
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.35%) SQLite
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 7 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (9.52%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.35%) JUnit
5 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
5 4 (6.35%) Maven
5 4 (6.35%) JMeter
5 4 (6.35%) NUnit
5 4 (6.35%) LoadUI
5 4 (6.35%) PHPUnit
5 4 (6.35%) Hudson
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Architect
2 25 (39.68%) Technical Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Data Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Integration Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Technical Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) Middleware
2 18 (28.57%) .NET
3 15 (23.81%) HTML
4 12 (19.05%) CSS
5 11 (17.46%) Web Services
6 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.29%) CAML
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 4 (6.35%) HTML5
8 4 (6.35%) REST
8 4 (6.35%) Spring
8 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.35%) Django
8 4 (6.35%) J2EE
8 4 (6.35%) SOAP
9 3 (4.76%) XHTML
9 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.35%) Reference Data
5 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 25 (39.68%) MVS
3 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X
4 11 (17.46%) Windows
5 6 (9.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) CRM
1 19 (30.16%) Workflow
2 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) TDD
3 9 (14.29%) Data Management
4 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.70%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Web Design
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (9.52%) Open Source
6 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.35%) UML
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) C#
4 13 (20.63%) Python
5 12 (19.05%) VB
6 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 9 (14.29%) FQL
7 8 (12.70%) Ruby
7 8 (12.70%) C++
8 6 (9.52%) Scala
9 4 (6.35%) C
9 4 (6.35%) PHP
9 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.35%) VBA
9 4 (6.35%) VBScript
10 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) Teradata
3 1 (1.59%) Tableau
3 1 (1.59%) Apigee
3 1 (1.59%) Mashery
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