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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.03% 2.87% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 14.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £355 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £357
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 £31.50 £30.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -11.59%
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
46 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.12% 20.11% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 4
Average daily rate £200 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 September 2014.

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 September 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) HPUX
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Firmware
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Planning

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) MGCP
2 1 (5.26%) H.323
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (10.53%) Essbase
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 4 (21.05%) HPUX Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) HPUX
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Hyperion
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) Siebel
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
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