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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 31 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.79% 12.42% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.52% 40.00% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £167 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +86.90%
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
58 95 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.96% 31.05% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 15
Average daily rate £413 £175 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -48.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 7 £450 +8.28% 2
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) DB2
5 7 (29.17%) Siebel
5 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) ETL
7 5 (20.83%) LAN
7 5 (20.83%) Solaris
7 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.67%) SAP
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Informatica
8 4 (16.67%) PowerCenter
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Siebel EIM
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Case Management
9 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) CICS
1 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 4 (16.67%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.17%) Informix
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Siebel Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SOA Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) ISPF
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) JAAS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) DLPAR
1 2 (8.33%) HACMP
1 2 (8.33%) IVR
1 2 (8.33%) LPAR
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Case Management
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) EAI
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) CLIST
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JCL
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) REXX
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (8.33%) PowerHA
1 2 (8.33%) RACF
1 2 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Legato
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.33%) zSecure
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Siebel
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) Informatica
4 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (12.50%) Sybase
6 2 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) BMC
7 1 (4.17%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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