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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.28% 2.90% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 12.90% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 19
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£88 £471 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-81.41% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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
70 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.69% 22.46% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 37
Average daily rate £215 £238 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £101 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £12.49 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (37.93%) Oracle
1 11 (37.93%) Middleware
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) DB2
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.34%) People Management
8 3 (10.34%) Time Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Assistant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Middleware
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.45%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) zOS
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) JCL
6 1 (3.45%) REXX
6 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.45%) XQuery
6 1 (3.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Perforce
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Intel
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco