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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 15 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.85% 3.06% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 10.00% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 2
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£550 £325 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £310 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £465 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.30 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
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
130 140 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.45% 30.57% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 23
Average daily rate £378 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.08% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.13 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.40% +5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £32.62 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Blackpool +14 19 £590 - 2
Preston +13 12 £357 +9.92%
Chorley - 4 - -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £298 -
Burnley - 2 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 20 (28.99%) Java
4 20 (28.99%) Middleware
4 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
5 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 15 (21.74%) Mainframe
5 15 (21.74%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) Finance
6 13 (18.84%) IBM
7 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
8 11 (15.94%) HTTP
8 11 (15.94%) XML
9 10 (14.49%) HTML
9 10 (14.49%) Mac OS X
9 10 (14.49%) MVS
9 10 (14.49%) Service Management
9 10 (14.49%) Web Design
9 10 (14.49%) REST
9 10 (14.49%) Neo4j
9 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (14.49%) JAX-RS
9 10 (14.49%) Syncsort
9 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
10 9 (13.04%) Release Management
10 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
10 9 (13.04%) IMS/DB
10 9 (13.04%) Aquila

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
1 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (11.59%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.80%) PaaS
1 4 (5.80%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) FTP
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) SNA
4 1 (1.45%) SMS
4 1 (1.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.49%) Neo4j
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) IMS/DB
3 9 (13.04%) DB2
4 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.45%) Toad
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium
1 1 (1.45%) Mockito
1 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Architect
2 24 (34.78%) Technical Architect
3 22 (31.88%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Mainframe Developer
6 8 (11.59%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Tester
7 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Mainframe Programmer
10 1 (1.45%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Integration Architect
10 1 (1.45%) SAS Consultant
10 1 (1.45%) Systems Programmer
10 1 (1.45%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.45%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Middleware
2 11 (15.94%) XML
3 10 (14.49%) HTML
3 10 (14.49%) REST
3 10 (14.49%) JAX-RS
4 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) LAMP
7 1 (1.45%) XSL
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.59%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (11.59%) Open Source
3 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Mac OS X
2 10 (14.49%) MVS
3 7 (10.14%) VME
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) OS/390
6 1 (1.45%) zOS
6 1 (1.45%) VMS
6 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 10 (14.49%) Service Management
2 10 (14.49%) Web Design
2 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (13.04%) Release Management
4 7 (10.14%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) CRM
5 6 (8.70%) Workflow
5 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.80%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) JCL
3 9 (13.04%) PL/1
4 6 (8.70%) Scala
5 3 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) COBOL
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) RACF
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) CA Endevor
2 7 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.70%) Puppet
4 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (5.80%) Salt
4 4 (5.80%) Ansible
5 2 (2.90%) Cacti
5 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.45%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 13 (18.84%) IBM
4 10 (14.49%) Syncsort
5 9 (13.04%) Aquila
6 6 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) Percona
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Intel
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) ICL
8 1 (1.45%) Teradata
8 1 (1.45%) Apigee
8 1 (1.45%) Mashery
8 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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