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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 23 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.30% 3.76% 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.96% 21.88% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
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£165 £448 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.12% +7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £383 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £471 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +20.68%
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
96 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.30% 17.20% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 20
Average daily rate £215 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £109 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £464 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -3 13 £126 -71.78% 3
Wirral - 2 - -
Prescot - 1 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (31.48%) SAP
2 14 (25.93%) DB2
3 12 (22.22%) Middleware
3 12 (22.22%) IBM
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) AIX
5 10 (18.52%) SAN
6 9 (16.67%) Migration
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (12.96%) SCOrch
8 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) HP
9 6 (11.11%) Linux
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) XML
10 5 (9.26%) ETL
10 5 (9.26%) Remedy
10 5 (9.26%) SAP Basis
10 5 (9.26%) Finance
11 4 (7.41%) AWK
11 4 (7.41%) Change Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) CICS
3 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) SSH
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.85%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) DB2
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) DBA
4 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) SAP Architect
5 3 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Teradata Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) DB2 Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Middleware
2 5 (9.26%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) SAP Basis
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.85%) XSD
5 1 (1.85%) XSLT
5 1 (1.85%) WSDL
5 1 (1.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Tandem
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
1 10 (18.52%) AIX
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) HPUX
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 2 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.26%) SDLC
5 4 (7.41%) People Management
5 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.41%) System Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) SOA
6 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.56%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) AWK
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) XQuery
6 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.85%) REXX
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (1.85%) RACF
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.41%) Salt
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) SAP
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Remedy
5 4 (7.41%) Vertica
6 3 (5.56%) Tableau
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Teradata
6 3 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (5.56%) Sybase
6 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Intel
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) F5
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