The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 27 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.

Unix
North East / Durham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.14% 3.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 Durham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Durham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 17.05% 19.74% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £353 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% +123.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £90 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -22.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham 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 Durham

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Durham

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Durham