The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 17 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.95% 5.66% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 60.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate £450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
15 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.85% 9.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
Average daily rate £340 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 5 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (20.00%) Tandem
4 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (20.00%) ISPF

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Extranet
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (30.00%) OLAP
2 3 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ISPF
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) AS400
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Tandem
3 2 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) RACF
1 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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