The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Peterborough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.83% 1.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.00% 27.62% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate £163 £223 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Peterborough region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) ITSM
6 5 (33.33%) Korn
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (20.00%) COM
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) Back Office
8 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
9 2 (13.33%) NAS
9 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 1 (6.67%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) COM
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) ITSM
1 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Korn
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Mercator
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware