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 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 23 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.25% 2.16% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.48% 11.43% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 19
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£215 £471 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.32% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £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% -
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
91 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.78% 18.92% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 38
Average daily rate £215 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £104 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.49 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +11.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £18.50 £14.12
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 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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 -7 8 £88 -81.41%
Prescot - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (29.82%) SAP
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 14 (24.56%) DB2
3 14 (24.56%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) Oracle
4 13 (22.81%) SAN
5 11 (19.30%) Middleware
6 10 (17.54%) SQL
6 10 (17.54%) AIX
7 9 (15.79%) Java
7 9 (15.79%) XML
7 9 (15.79%) Remedy
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) Migration
8 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 8 (14.04%) HP
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (12.28%) SCOrch
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.53%) Change Management
10 6 (10.53%) SAP Basis
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL
10 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
11 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
11 5 (8.77%) SharePoint

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.75%) CICS
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.04%) DBA
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Project Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) DB2 Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Middleware
2 9 (15.79%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.75%) ISPF
5 1 (1.75%) WSDL
5 1 (1.75%) XSD
5 1 (1.75%) XSLT
5 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Tandem
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) AIX
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) HPUX
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) VMS
6 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.53%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
4 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (7.02%) SDLC
5 4 (7.02%) People Management
5 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) Data Security
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) UML
7 2 (3.51%) OO
7 2 (3.51%) SOA
7 2 (3.51%) ETL
7 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) AWK
3 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) REXX
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) JCL
6 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) HDFS
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.02%) Salt
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) SAP
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) Oracle
4 9 (15.79%) Remedy
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) EMC
6 4 (7.02%) Vertica
7 3 (5.26%) Sybase
7 3 (5.26%) VMware
8 2 (3.51%) Perforce
8 2 (3.51%) Intel
8 2 (3.51%) BMC
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.75%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) CA
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix
9 1 (1.75%) Avaya