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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.58% 7.37% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 41.18% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £440 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +4.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -23.12%

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
8 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.12% 17.89% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
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 22 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Tandem
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (42.86%) ISPF
2 3 (42.86%) Axway
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) zOS
2 3 (42.86%) JCL
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 3 (42.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) z/OS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IP Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ISPF
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iSeries
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
1 3 (42.86%) Tandem
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Axway
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Sterling
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5