Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 18 November 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 West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +40
Contract jobs citing Unix 22 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.85% 6.34% 7.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.84% 22.70% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 56
Lancashire median daily rate £610 £335 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.09% -36.19% +35.48%
10th Percentile £391 £300 £347
90th Percentile £755 £420 £685
North West median daily rate £425 £414 £450
% change year-on-year +2.72% -8.06% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £37.00
North West median hourly rate £40.25 - £37.00

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

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 185 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 35.02% 27.95% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 133
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £302 £218 £205
90th Percentile £602 £498 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £14.57 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.80% -58.39% +94.44%
10th Percentile £37.35 £11.79 £13.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 14 £425 +29.97%
Blackpool +3 6 £610 +74.29%
Chorley - 2 £353 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Data Security
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (27.27%) Data Management
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) SAS
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) ERwin
3 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (27.27%) CA
3 6 (27.27%) Informatica
3 6 (27.27%) QA
3 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 6 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Pentaho
3 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 6 (27.27%) Visualisation

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
1 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (27.27%) Data Lake
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 6 (27.27%) HBase
1 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 6 (27.27%) Pentaho
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) ERwin
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Data Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Lead Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Lead Data Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 3 (13.64%) zOS
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Data Governance
2 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Data Management
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) Data Security
2 6 (27.27%) Data Strategy
2 6 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Information Assurance
2 6 (27.27%) Metadata Management
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 6 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) SFIA
2 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) CA
2 6 (27.27%) Informatica
2 6 (27.27%) Tableau
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Sun