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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.86% 4.66% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.56% 21.95% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £448 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.37% +7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £247 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.76%
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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
90 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.25% 21.24% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 18
Average daily rate £200 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -45.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (54.55%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) Middleware
5 7 (31.82%) Teradata
5 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Tableau
6 6 (27.27%) Data Transformation
6 6 (27.27%) System Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (27.27%) DB2
6 6 (27.27%) Cognos
7 5 (22.73%) Sybase
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) RDBMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Informix
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Teradata Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Informix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) ISPF
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) zOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) ETL
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Data Transformation
4 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) People Management
9 1 (4.55%) Time Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.55%) V-Model
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
3 2 (9.09%) REXX
3 2 (9.09%) JCL
3 2 (9.09%) CLIST
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Uniface
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) RACF
1 2 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) Teradata
2 6 (27.27%) Tableau
2 6 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (27.27%) Cognos
3 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Intel
5 2 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco