The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 16 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.41% 5.33% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 28.57% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.66% 18.67% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
Median daily rate £418 £210 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.80% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £197 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £315 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Unix
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM