The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Consultant
Rank 143 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2899 2581 2936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.13% 91.85% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1257 1488
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £494 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 188
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.54 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

UNIX Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UNIX Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Consultant across the North West region.

UNIX Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UNIX Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited UNIX Consultant in their job title 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 with UNIX Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited UNIX Consultant in their job title 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 with UNIX Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle