The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 22 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.93% 1.94% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 13.89% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £469 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +94.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £394 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.11% 13.95% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 17
Median daily rate £350 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Unix.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) Sybase
7 4 (20.00%) DB2
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
7 4 (20.00%) Spring
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) Informix
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Principal .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Principal Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Principal Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.00%) J2SE
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 3 (15.00%) IDERA
4 3 (15.00%) Perforce
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas