The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.80% 4.76% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 15.65% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £413 £245 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.36% -45.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £136 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
Unix
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 115 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.57% 30.42% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 24
Median daily rate £350 £265 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.34 £15.86 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £83.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Merseyside region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Merseyside region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 10 £425 +30.76% 2
Southport - 3 £350 - 2
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Unix.

1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) Migration
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) JIRA
6 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
7 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
7 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) Solaris
8 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Project Management
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) ETL
10 5 (13.51%) SOAP
10 5 (13.51%) XSD
10 5 (13.51%) MySQL
10 5 (13.51%) IIS
10 5 (13.51%) MS Office

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) SNMP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) VoIP
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TACACS
3 1 (2.70%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.41%) DB2
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
5 2 (5.41%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.51%) Autofac
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) jQuery
3 5 (13.51%) JSON
3 5 (13.51%) REST
3 5 (13.51%) SAML
3 5 (13.51%) SOAP
3 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) XSD
4 3 (8.11%) JAAS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.41%) IVR
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) HACMP
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
5 4 (10.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) OWASP
7 4 (10.81%) Data Mapping
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.11%) JVM Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 2 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (5.41%) XenApp
1 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Legato
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Informatica
3 4 (10.81%) Siebel
4 3 (8.11%) Remedy
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) BMC
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Sony
5 2 (5.41%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) IBM