The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.65% 8.56% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 8
Median daily rate £525 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £25.83 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.95% -35.03%

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
60 152 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.26% 34.23% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 91 58
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.25 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Blackpool +14 7 £525 +50.00%
Preston -4 5 £525 +44.82%
Fleetwood -4 1 £400 -7.51%
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) AIX
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (44.83%) IaaS
6 13 (44.83%) Open Source
6 13 (44.83%) Oracle
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) Data Management
8 11 (37.93%) Change Management
9 10 (34.48%) Windows 2000
9 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
9 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
10 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
10 9 (31.03%) SaaS
10 9 (31.03%) PaaS
10 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) ITSM
10 9 (31.03%) Service Management
11 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
11 8 (27.59%) Tandem
11 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
11 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
11 8 (27.59%) Release Management
11 8 (27.59%) DevOps
11 8 (27.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Unix
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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) IaaS
2 9 (31.03%) PaaS
2 9 (31.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
1 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
1 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Migration Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Migration Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
1 6 (20.69%) JSON
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Tandem
3 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) AIX
4 10 (34.48%) Windows 2000
4 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) OS/2
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Open Source
3 11 (37.93%) Change Management
3 11 (37.93%) Data Management
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) ITSM
4 9 (31.03%) Service Management
5 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
5 8 (27.59%) Release Management
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (24.14%) Microservices
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) Use Case
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.45%) IBM