The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.62% 4.65% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.14% 17.78% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 13
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£350 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
UNIX
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 45 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.12% 26.16% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 15 60
Average daily rate £327 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.06% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £140 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £14.08 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 1 £300 -32.58% 1
Blackburn - - - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) HTTP
4 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (32.26%) Web Design
5 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) Neo4j
5 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (32.26%) JAX-RS
5 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
5 10 (32.26%) REST
5 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
6 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
7 8 (25.81%) IBM
8 7 (22.58%) PL/1
8 7 (22.58%) DB2
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) JCL
8 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Syncsort
8 7 (22.58%) IMS/DB
8 7 (22.58%) Aquila
8 7 (22.58%) CA Endevor
9 6 (19.35%) Release Management
9 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) PuTTY
2 3 (9.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
1 10 (32.26%) Neo4j
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) DB2
2 7 (22.58%) IMS/DB
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
1 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.45%) ERwin
2 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Mainframe Developer
4 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
1 10 (32.26%) REST
1 10 (32.26%) JAX-RS
2 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
2 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) Web Design
2 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (19.35%) Release Management
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PL/1
2 7 (22.58%) JCL
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
5 1 (3.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) CA Endevor
2 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Aquila
3 7 (22.58%) Syncsort
4 4 (12.90%) Informatica
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Axway
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Siebel
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
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