The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.37% 5.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.92% 29.09% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 8
Average daily rate £490 £325 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.76% +188.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £390 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) MVS
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Adabas
1 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Author
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Author
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) ATDD
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft