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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.92% 2.26% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£438 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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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
17 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.18% 4.51% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate £425 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) AIX
3 7 (70.00%) Credit Risk
4 6 (60.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) OLAP
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 6 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (40.00%) OLAP
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) SAS Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli