The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 45 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.27% 6.96% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.82% 32.14% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 27
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£404 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.62% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.90 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
UNIX
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 196 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.33% 21.66% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 95
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 12 £410 +28.62%
Warrington - 8 £313 - 1
Chester +10 2 £438 -2.77% 2
Crewe - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 66 (72.53%) Linux
2 50 (54.95%) Windows
3 41 (45.05%) Oracle
4 26 (28.57%) Finance
5 20 (21.98%) Solaris
6 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
7 18 (19.78%) ITIL
8 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
9 16 (17.58%) Java
10 14 (15.38%) Firewall
10 14 (15.38%) AIX
10 14 (15.38%) IIS
11 13 (14.29%) SQL
11 13 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (13.19%) VMware
12 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
13 11 (12.09%) LDAP
13 11 (12.09%) Perl
13 11 (12.09%) CISSP
13 11 (12.09%) Retail
14 10 (10.99%) Cisco
14 10 (10.99%) Sun
14 10 (10.99%) CA SiteMinder
14 10 (10.99%) Python
14 10 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (9.89%) MySQL
15 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
16 8 (8.79%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (15.38%) IIS
2 13 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.59%) SAS
4 6 (6.59%) iPlanet
5 4 (4.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 4 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.30%) Confluence
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.20%) Node.js
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
7 2 (2.20%) Documentum
8 1 (1.10%) PowerExchange
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) LDAP
3 5 (5.49%) TACACS
3 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.30%) HTTP
4 3 (3.30%) DNS
4 3 (3.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) FTP
5 2 (2.20%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) Intranet
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) SMTP
6 1 (1.10%) VLAN
6 1 (1.10%) Network Security
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) DB2
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.20%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.20%) BODI
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.10%) OLAP
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Subversion
2 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.40%) Ant
3 4 (4.40%) JUnit
4 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) Gradle
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) RSpec
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (10.99%) Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) TIBCO Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (2.20%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Middleware
1 7 (7.69%) .NET
1 7 (7.69%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) Spring
2 6 (6.59%) CSS
2 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Spring MVC
4 4 (4.40%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) JSP
4 4 (4.40%) Rendezvous
5 3 (3.30%) XSD
5 3 (3.30%) Ajax
5 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.30%) jQuery
5 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.20%) RESTful
6 2 (2.20%) LAMP
7 1 (1.10%) J2EE
7 1 (1.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) LPAR
5 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.20%) Biology
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Tandem
5 2 (2.20%) HACMP
6 1 (1.10%) AS400
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) Life Science
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 66 (72.53%) Linux
2 50 (54.95%) Windows
3 20 (21.98%) Solaris
4 14 (15.38%) AIX
5 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.59%) CentOS
7 5 (5.49%) HPUX
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (8.79%) Information Security
3 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (7.69%) Use Case
4 7 (7.69%) SIEM
5 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (6.59%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.59%) IT Governance
5 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.49%) MVC
6 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
2 16 (17.58%) Java
3 13 (14.29%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) Perl
5 10 (10.99%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.40%) C++
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.20%) C
10 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) AWK
10 1 (1.10%) Jython
10 1 (1.10%) sed
10 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) CISSP
2 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.49%) CEH
4 5 (5.49%) GCIA
4 5 (5.49%) GCIH
5 2 (2.20%) PhD
6 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) GPFS
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.10%) Varnish
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (6.59%) Nessus
3 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 4 (4.40%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.30%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.30%) yum
5 2 (2.20%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.20%) Nagios
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.10%) Foglight
6 1 (1.10%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.10%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Oracle
2 19 (20.88%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.19%) VMware
4 10 (10.99%) Cisco
4 10 (10.99%) Sun
5 8 (8.79%) IBM
6 7 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 7 (7.69%) F5
7 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.59%) HP
8 5 (5.49%) Juniper
8 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
8 5 (5.49%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.40%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (4.40%) CA
10 3 (3.30%) Websense
10 3 (3.30%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.30%) hybris
11 2 (2.20%) SAP
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