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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 24 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.23% 5.44% 3.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.80% 20.00% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £165 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -63.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £83 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-28.10% +7.74%
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
71 105 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.39% 27.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 15
Median daily rate £350 £220 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £135 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +3 18 £400 +357.14% 4
Southport - 2 £338 - 3
Wirral -1 1 £400 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (52.50%) Migration
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Linux
5 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) Solaris
7 8 (20.00%) ETL
8 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
8 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.00%) JIRA
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
9 6 (15.00%) Siebel
9 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Informatica
10 5 (12.50%) AIX
10 5 (12.50%) Clustering
11 4 (10.00%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) HPUX

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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Mingle
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (7.50%) SAP BPC
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) SMTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) MRTG
3 1 (2.50%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) TACACS
3 1 (2.50%) Telnet
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 4 (10.00%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Designer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Designer
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Siebel Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) JAAS
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Basis
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) Autofac
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) SAML
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) HACMP
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) Solaris
4 5 (12.50%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) HPUX
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (20.00%) ETL
4 7 (17.50%) Change Management
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (7.50%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Korn
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Dovecot
1 1 (2.50%) iptables
1 1 (2.50%) KVM
1 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.50%) Squid
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Control-M
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.50%) Legato
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) OpenNebula
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Informatica
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Siebel
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Remedy
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) BMC
4 2 (5.00%) Sony
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat