The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Herefordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 2 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire - 36.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £343 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 9.52% 54.55% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate - £345 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +112.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
West Midlands

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 11 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware