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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 1.60% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
50 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 40.00% 24.07% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
Average daily rate £275 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -4.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.50 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Durham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 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 7 (63.64%) PHP
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Symfony
2 6 (54.55%) PHP5
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) MooTools
2 6 (54.55%) YAML
2 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.09%) iPlanet
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) Symfony
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) MooTools
1 6 (54.55%) YAML
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OOP
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) PHP5
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas File System
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas
1 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle