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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.00% 6.98% 12.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.29% 28.13% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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
82 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.80% 24.81% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 34
Average daily rate £313 £340 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +37.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -56.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 30 March 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 30 March 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 11 (45.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Middleware
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Perforce
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Remedy

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) HP Helion
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XSD
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
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 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) Perforce
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) IBM