The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Cumbria
Rank - 15 9
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria - 1.47% 15.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 6 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 17.24% 8.82% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £311 £265 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.16% -47.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -56.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cumbria

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Cumbria.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Cumbria

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Cumbria.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Cumbria