Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 August 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 55 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.71% 1.60% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 8.13% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 22
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% +81.82%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £313
90th Percentile £468 £438 £486
North West median daily rate £419 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -1.35% +8.97% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -2.50% -37.30%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 123 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.64% 19.65% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 56
Merseyside median daily rate £356 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £150 £157 £214
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 19
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.10 £10.47
90th Percentile £18.75 £16.98 £15.04
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% +18.52% -5.89%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Liverpool +15 10 £400 -5.88% 2
Bootle - 2 £380 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) JDeveloper
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (50.00%) BPEL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JDeveloper
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SOA Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Support
6 1 (8.33%) Siebel Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) SOA Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JAAS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) BPEL
3 6 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (8.33%) JCL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel