The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.47% 4.94% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 26.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £408 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +35.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.58% 18.52% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
Average daily rate £200 £350 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.67% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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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 25 July 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) SAP