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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 19 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.69% 1.92% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.39% 6.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£285 £398 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.30% -8.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
98 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.20% 28.85% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 33
Average daily rate £400 £225 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 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
Preston +2 4 £300 -32.58% 3
Burnley - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) HTTP
4 12 (31.58%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
5 10 (26.32%) Web Design
5 10 (26.32%) HTML
5 10 (26.32%) XML
5 10 (26.32%) IBM
5 10 (26.32%) Neo4j
5 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (26.32%) JAX-RS
5 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 10 (26.32%) REST
5 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
6 9 (23.68%) IMS/DB
6 9 (23.68%) Aquila
6 9 (23.68%) CA Endevor
6 9 (23.68%) Release Management
6 9 (23.68%) Syncsort
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) DB2
6 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.68%) PL/1
6 9 (23.68%) JCL
6 9 (23.68%) Mainframe
7 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (18.42%) Service Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
1 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) FTP
2 3 (7.89%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 10 (26.32%) Neo4j
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) IMS/DB
2 9 (23.68%) DB2
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Toad
1 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Mockito
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Mainframe Developer
4 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) SAS Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) XML
1 10 (26.32%) REST
1 10 (26.32%) JAX-RS
2 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Mainframe
2 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) DataPower
5 1 (2.63%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 10 (26.32%) Web Design
2 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (23.68%) Release Management
4 7 (18.42%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) ETL
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) PL/1
2 9 (23.68%) JCL
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) CA Endevor
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) IBM
3 9 (23.68%) Aquila
3 9 (23.68%) Syncsort
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Informatica
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Axway
7 2 (5.26%) Siebel
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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