The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Warrington region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.14% 1.88% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 15.79% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.80% 11.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £180 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £397 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Cheshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
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