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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 7 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 6.67% - 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 13.33% 32.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £130 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Ingres
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Ingres
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared