The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.38% 3.96% 5.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.46% 19.49% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 24
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £256 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
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
164 236 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.50% 20.29% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 135 94
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 37
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 11 £500 +5.26%
Knutsford 0 3 £425 +4.61% 1
Chester - 3 £520 - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 41 (59.42%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) AIX
3 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 23 (33.33%) Oracle
4 17 (24.64%) Migration
5 16 (23.19%) Banking
5 16 (23.19%) Finance
6 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
7 14 (20.29%) HPUX
7 14 (20.29%) Mainframe
8 13 (18.84%) SQL
8 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
8 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (17.39%) Solaris
9 12 (17.39%) Middleware
10 11 (15.94%) VMware
11 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) ITIL
11 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
12 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.59%) DB2
13 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
13 7 (10.14%) IBM
13 7 (10.14%) HP
13 7 (10.14%) Project Management
13 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (10.14%) Puppet
14 6 (8.70%) JIRA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Engine Yard
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) Heroku
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DHCP
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) SSH
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) DB2
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Big Data
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.90%) DataStage
3 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.90%) HBase
3 2 (2.90%) OLAP
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.90%) QlikView
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.35%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Consultant
2 10 (14.49%) Administrator
2 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) HPUX Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Unix Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) AIX Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) ArcSight Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) SIEM Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Middleware
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) MCollective
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.29%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.70%) Clustering
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) AIX
3 23 (33.33%) Windows
4 14 (20.29%) HPUX
5 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (17.39%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Migration
2 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 6 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.25%) Service Management
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.35%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.35%) Use Case
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.90%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.25%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.90%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) vCloud
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Nagios
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) yum
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.90%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.90%) Nessus
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.45%) Graylog
4 1 (1.45%) Legato
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 7 (10.14%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 6 (8.70%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) ATG
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.90%) BMC
9 2 (2.90%) Informatica
9 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.90%) ParAccel
9 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 2 (2.90%) Sybase
9 2 (2.90%) Teradata
9 2 (2.90%) Veritas
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