The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Unix Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 45 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
Unix Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 364 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.58% 93.09% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 230 295
Median daily rate £400 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 37
Median hourly rate £26.06 £21.96 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £43.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Unix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Unix Specialist in the job title.

Unix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Unix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Unix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Unix Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 3 £390 -
Unix Specialist
North West

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Unix Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Unix Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat