The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.57% 4.72% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 17.65% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.36% 26.77% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Average daily rate £185 £225 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £124 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) HP Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware