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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.07% - 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.30% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -21.42%
UNIX
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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
53 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.46% 9.93% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 December 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) CISSP
6 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
6 6 (35.29%) SIEM
7 5 (29.41%) Use Case
7 5 (29.41%) Nessus
7 5 (29.41%) QA
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Solaris
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
9 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) F5
9 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) C++
10 2 (11.76%) Business Objects

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Documentum
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (11.76%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) GCIH
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Compuware
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint