The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.41% 6.01% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 26.83% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.45% 22.40% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 2
Average daily rate £425 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) iSeries
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
7 2 (18.18%) zOS
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) DB2
7 2 (18.18%) SSL
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) Middleware
8 1 (9.09%) Ant
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Developer
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) zOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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