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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.39% 6.41% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.28% 20.41% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Median daily rate £430 £429 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
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 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 28.06% 31.41% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 17
Median daily rate £390 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Banking
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) Service Management
5 16 (40.00%) Perl
5 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 14 (35.00%) SDLC
6 14 (35.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 13 (32.50%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (32.50%) AIX
8 12 (30.00%) F5
9 11 (27.50%) BIG-IP
9 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (27.50%) Cisco
10 9 (22.50%) DNS
10 9 (22.50%) SSL
10 9 (22.50%) Firmware
10 9 (22.50%) Intranet
10 9 (22.50%) Internet
10 9 (22.50%) Extranet
10 9 (22.50%) HTTP
10 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
11 8 (20.00%) Law
12 7 (17.50%) XML
12 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 5 (12.50%) SAS
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) BIG-IP
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
1 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) Extranet
2 9 (22.50%) HTTP
2 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) Intranet
2 9 (22.50%) SSL
3 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Software Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Configuration Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Software Configuration Manager
3 12 (30.00%) Administrator
4 9 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Deployment Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Release Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Software Deployment Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Development Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (10.00%) FileNet Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Configuration Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (7.50%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Software Release Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) CGI
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) AIX
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Service Management
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) SDLC
2 14 (35.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 13 (32.50%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.00%) Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Perl
1 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) COBOL
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Firmware
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) F5
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.00%) VMware