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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 9.35% - 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% - 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£250 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
25 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 23.36% 23.30% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate £250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £12.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.19% +6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - - - - 1
UNIX
North East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby
1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) Symfony
1 8 (66.67%) PHP5
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) MooTools
1 8 (66.67%) YAML
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) PHPUnit
1 8 (66.67%) BDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
1 8 (66.67%) JSON
1 8 (66.67%) Symfony
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) MooTools
1 8 (66.67%) YAML
1 8 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby
1 8 (66.67%) PHP5
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle