The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 15 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 3.61% 0.76% 8.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 5.56% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
Unix
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 32.53% 13.64% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
Median daily rate £300 £280 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £320 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £13.35 £13.00 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -59.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £7.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.20 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Durham region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Durham region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Durham region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Durham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
3 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Server Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Server Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) VMware