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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.51% 4.03% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.56% 22.22% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£450 £470 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +37.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £387 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £525 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
57 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.44% 18.15% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 9
Average daily rate £200 £344 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £21.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 13 £450 +8.43% 9
St Helens - 1 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) HPUX
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.76%) Informatica
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Firmware
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) MGCP
2 1 (5.88%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Developer
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Continuity Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Siebel
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
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