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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.81% 2.84% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 19.23% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£429 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £228 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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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
49 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 31.61% 14.77% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 18
Average daily rate £428 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £173 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) SAS
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) Intranet
4 6 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (33.33%) Extranet
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) HTTP
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Change Control
8 2 (11.11%) Release Management
8 2 (11.11%) Information Management
8 2 (11.11%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (44.44%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) Intranet
2 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) Extranet
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SAS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
2 1 (5.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
1 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Informatica
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
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