The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.13% - 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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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 Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 43.75% 32.14% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate £349 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.67 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -25.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £13.67 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.67 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Salford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

UNIX
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Saxon XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Saxon XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Scala