The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 6 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.49% 7.89% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 44.44% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
Median daily rate £430 £430 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +196.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
Unix
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.71% 17.76% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 3
Median daily rate £430 £400 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +175.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Unix.

1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Banking
3 16 (42.11%) Service Management
4 15 (39.47%) AIX
5 14 (36.84%) Perl
5 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
6 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 12 (31.58%) SDLC
6 12 (31.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (23.68%) F5
10 8 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) HTTP
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) DNS
10 8 (21.05%) Intranet
10 8 (21.05%) Internet
10 8 (21.05%) Extranet
10 8 (21.05%) SSL
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
11 7 (18.42%) Firmware
11 7 (18.42%) SQL
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle
11 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.42%) BIG-IP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) FileNet
3 4 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
1 8 (21.05%) Extranet
1 8 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 8 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
1 8 (21.05%) Intranet
1 8 (21.05%) SSL
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Administrator
2 12 (31.58%) Software Manager
3 11 (28.95%) Configuration Manager
3 11 (28.95%) Software Configuration Manager
3 11 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Deployment Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Release Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Software Deployment Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Development Manager
5 5 (13.16%) FileNet Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Software Release Manager
7 2 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) CGI
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) AIX
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Service Management
2 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 12 (31.58%) SDLC
2 12 (31.58%) Translating Business Requirements
3 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
6 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Customer Analytics
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Perl
1 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Bourne shell
3 2 (5.26%) COBOL
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Firmware
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) F5
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) VMware