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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.34% 6.25% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.53% 29.63% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£263 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
53 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.94% 21.09% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 15
Average daily rate £241 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.24% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) HPUX
6 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) Firmware
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) SAP
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) MGCP
2 1 (4.17%) H.323
2 1 (4.17%) SNMP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Essbase
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) HPUX Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Perl Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) XSD
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) WSDL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) HPUX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) XQuery
5 1 (4.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Perforce
5 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
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