The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Skelmersdale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 2 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Skelmersdale 33.33% - 75.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.89%
Unix
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Skelmersdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Skelmersdale 33.33% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Skelmersdale

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Skelmersdale

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Skelmersdale

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Skelmersdale

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skelmersdale

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Skelmersdale 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%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) HACMP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (25.00%) GPFS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Skelmersdale by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Skelmersdale 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) GPFS
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun