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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.26% 1.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
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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 Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.38% 7.88% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate £425 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 6 (60.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) iSeries
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
7 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) iSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
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