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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 1.15% - 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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
31 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 35.63% 46.67% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 0
Average daily rate £500 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £32.47 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 March 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Neo4j
2 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (90.00%) Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) JAX-RS
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (90.00%) Neo4j
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) JAX-RS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Web Design
1 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau