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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.00% 4.64% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.06% 21.88% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Average daily rate
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£126 £448 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.78% +7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £383 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £471 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
72 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.69% 21.19% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 20
Average daily rate £200 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.13 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -48.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 (42.86%) Middleware
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) XML
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
7 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) System Testing
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.29%) DB2
8 3 (10.71%) Business Objects
8 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) Sybase

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (10.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Teradata Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Designer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.57%) ISPF
5 1 (3.57%) XSD
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Tandem
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) VMS
4 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) People Management
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) XQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.57%) REXX
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) JCL
5 1 (3.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Cognos
3 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Teradata
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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