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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 17 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.69% 4.77% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 24.68% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £670 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.25 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +9.95%
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
68 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.74% 19.35% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 59
Median daily rate £410 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £437 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 16 £350 -44.88%
Fleetwood - 1 £395 -
Lancaster - 1 £335 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle
3 16 (45.71%) AIX
4 14 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 13 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Open Source
5 13 (37.14%) IaaS
5 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
5 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (34.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Service Management
7 11 (31.43%) Data Management
8 10 (28.57%) Windows 2000
8 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.71%) ITSM
9 9 (25.71%) Change Management
9 9 (25.71%) SaaS
9 9 (25.71%) PaaS
10 8 (22.86%) Tandem
10 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) Release Management
10 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
10 8 (22.86%) Solaris
10 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
10 8 (22.86%) DevOps
11 7 (20.00%) Security Patching

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 14 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.57%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.86%) TPMS
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
1 13 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) IaaS
2 9 (25.71%) PaaS
2 9 (25.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (11.43%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (8.57%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Tandem
3 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) AIX
3 10 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.86%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) VME
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (37.14%) Open Source
2 12 (34.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Data Management
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
4 9 (25.71%) ITSM
5 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
5 8 (22.86%) Release Management
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (20.00%) Security Patching
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C
1 5 (14.29%) COBOL
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.86%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Micro Focus
3 4 (11.43%) SaltStack
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) ICL
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) HP