The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 4 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 41 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.92% 6.52% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.94% 29.27% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 1
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£375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
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 £39.50 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.18%
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
111 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.27% 22.28% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 19
Average daily rate £330 £388 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +62.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £280 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.18 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 21 £415 -5.18% 5
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 13 (24.53%) SAN
3 12 (22.64%) Java
3 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) Linux
4 11 (20.75%) HP
5 10 (18.87%) Remedy
5 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 9 (16.98%) IBM
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Middleware
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) XML
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (13.21%) SCOrch
8 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.21%) SLA
9 6 (11.32%) EMC
9 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
10 5 (9.43%) DB2
10 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) SNMP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) DB2
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.89%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Ant
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Architect
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.77%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Senior DBA
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) DB2 Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Architect
7 2 (3.77%) HPUX Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) XML
1 8 (15.09%) Middleware
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.77%) XSD
4 2 (3.77%) XSLT
4 2 (3.77%) WSDL
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) PMI
1 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) AIX
3 3 (5.66%) HPUX
4 2 (3.77%) VMS
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) SOA
5 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.77%) System Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.77%) UML
6 2 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.55%) AWK
5 2 (3.77%) XQuery
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Firmware
1 3 (5.66%) HDFS
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.55%) Salt
2 4 (7.55%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) HP
4 10 (18.87%) Remedy
5 9 (16.98%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) EMC
7 4 (7.55%) Vertica
8 2 (3.77%) Perforce
8 2 (3.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) BMC
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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