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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Skelmersdale 50.00% 57.14% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
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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 Skelmersdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Skelmersdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Skelmersdale 50.00% 57.14% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Skelmersdale

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Toad
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Skelmersdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Toad
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware