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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 39 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.96% 7.99% 7.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 31.66% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 27
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£438 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £12.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
156 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.85% 25.25% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 69
Average daily rate £363 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £202 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 12 £410 +28.62%
Warrington -2 5 £430 +1.17%
Chester +1 2 £438 -2.77% 2
Crewe - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (75.00%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Windows
3 37 (48.68%) Oracle
4 19 (25.00%) ITIL
4 19 (25.00%) Finance
5 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
6 14 (18.42%) IIS
6 14 (18.42%) Java
7 13 (17.11%) Solaris
8 12 (15.79%) Firewall
8 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
9 11 (14.47%) SQL
9 11 (14.47%) AIX
9 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
10 10 (13.16%) LDAP
10 10 (13.16%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (13.16%) Sun
10 10 (13.16%) CISSP
11 9 (11.84%) Cisco
11 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (10.53%) MySQL
12 8 (10.53%) VMware
13 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.21%) Use Case
13 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (9.21%) ArcSight
13 7 (9.21%) SIEM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (18.42%) IIS
2 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
2 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.58%) iPlanet
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (5.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (3.95%) SAS
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.95%) Confluence
5 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) Documentum
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.32%) PowerExchange
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) LDAP
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) TACACS
5 3 (3.95%) HTTP
6 2 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) SMTP
7 1 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) BODI
4 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Subversion
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Ant
3 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Gradle
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) RSpec
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) Technical Specialist
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) TIBCO Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) CSS
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) Spring
3 5 (6.58%) Spring MVC
4 4 (5.26%) Rendezvous
4 4 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (3.95%) XSD
5 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 3 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.95%) jQuery
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.95%) Ajax
5 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) Memcached
7 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.32%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) LPAR
4 2 (2.63%) HACMP
4 2 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Tandem
5 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.32%) Biology
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (75.00%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Solaris
4 11 (14.47%) AIX
5 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.26%) HPUX
7 3 (3.95%) CentOS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.21%) Use Case
2 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (9.21%) SIEM
3 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
3 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.58%) Information Security
4 5 (6.58%) MVC
4 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.58%) Service Management
5 4 (5.26%) SOA
5 4 (5.26%) B2C
5 4 (5.26%) Migration
5 4 (5.26%) TDD
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
2 14 (18.42%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Jython
8 2 (2.63%) C
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) AWK
9 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) CISSP
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) GCIA
5 4 (5.26%) GCIH
5 4 (5.26%) CEH
6 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VCP4
6 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) GPFS
3 1 (1.32%) Varnish
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.32%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (7.89%) Nessus
3 4 (5.26%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.95%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.95%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) yum
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.16%) Sun
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
5 8 (10.53%) VMware
6 7 (9.21%) ArcSight
7 6 (7.89%) F5
7 6 (7.89%) HP
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.58%) IBM
9 4 (5.26%) Juniper
9 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.26%) CA
9 4 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (3.95%) hybris
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix
10 3 (3.95%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.63%) SAP
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