The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 1.00% 3.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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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 Durham region.

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 32.00% 20.97% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate £275 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £353 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% +20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £15.50 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Symfony
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) MooTools
1 2 (40.00%) YAML
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat