The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UNIX Specialist
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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
363 176 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.84% 93.62% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 76 201
Average daily rate £378 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 25
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.86% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £27.50 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Specialist in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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