The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.38% 8.57% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.51% 28.57% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Average daily rate £450 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £195 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
Unix
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.30% 30.00% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 9
Average daily rate £413 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £115 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £420 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (52.17%) Oracle
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Siebel
4 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (26.09%) Solaris
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) DB2
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Informatica
7 4 (17.39%) PowerCenter
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Siebel EIM
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (13.04%) Puppet
8 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Case Management
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) TOGAF

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) CICS
1 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) IMAP
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.35%) MRTG
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
1 4 (17.39%) PowerCenter
1 4 (17.39%) Siebel EIM
2 1 (4.35%) Informix
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Siebel Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Data Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Migration Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) ISPF
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) JAAS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) DLPAR
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
3 1 (4.35%) LPAR
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Solaris
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Case Management
5 3 (13.04%) EAI
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) CLIST
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JCL
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) REXX
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (8.70%) RACF
2 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Dovecot
3 1 (4.35%) iptables
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) zSecure
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.35%) Legato
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) OpenNebula
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Siebel
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Informatica
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Sybase
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) SAP