The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 22.22% 42.86% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 85.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
UNIX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Herefordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 41.67% 50.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Herefordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Herefordshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Herefordshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) NAS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Process Management
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCDP
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) CCDP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware