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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 50 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 39 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.88% 5.94% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.23% 25.65% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 21
Median daily rate £388 £519 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +59.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £352 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +8.33%
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
256 230 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.47% 23.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 136 107
Median daily rate £425 £418 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +54.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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
Knutsford 0 12 £280 -43.37%
Chester 0 10 £450 +16.19% 1
Warrington -25 10 £425 -34.61% 2
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) AIX
3 24 (30.77%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) Red Hat
4 23 (29.49%) Banking
5 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (25.64%) Oracle
6 16 (20.51%) VMware
7 15 (19.23%) Middleware
7 15 (19.23%) Solaris
8 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
9 13 (16.67%) IBM
9 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 12 (15.38%) Migration
10 12 (15.38%) HPUX
10 12 (15.38%) ITIL
10 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
11 11 (14.10%) SQL
11 11 (14.10%) JBoss
12 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.82%) Perl
12 10 (12.82%) Internet
12 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
13 9 (11.54%) Java
13 9 (11.54%) Apache
14 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.26%) SSL

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 11 (14.10%) JBoss
1 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.54%) Apache
3 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.69%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (5.13%) iPlanet
6 4 (5.13%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.56%) Node.js
8 1 (1.28%) Confluence
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.28%) SAS
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.56%) Engine Yard
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) Heroku
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Internet
2 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) SSL
3 5 (6.41%) HTTP
3 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) SAN
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) VPN
3 5 (6.41%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) DMZ
5 2 (2.56%) LDAP
5 2 (2.56%) NAS
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) DB2
3 2 (2.56%) GIS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Introscope
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.56%) Hudson
4 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 23 (29.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (11.54%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Architect
2 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Administrator
4 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.13%) Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Middleware
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.56%) MCollective
4 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Social Media
4 2 (2.56%) Tandem
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) HACMP
5 1 (1.28%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) AIX
2 32 (41.03%) Windows
3 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (19.23%) Solaris
5 12 (15.38%) HPUX
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.56%) CentOS
7 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
1 12 (15.38%) Migration
2 8 (10.26%) Change Management
2 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.69%) Service Management
4 6 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.13%) DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.13%) SOA
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.56%) ITSM
8 2 (2.56%) Scrum
8 2 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 11 (14.10%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) Perl
4 9 (11.54%) Java
5 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.41%) Jython
5 5 (6.41%) Korn
6 3 (3.85%) AWK
6 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) MCSE
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) CCIE
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) CCSP
6 1 (1.28%) GCFA
6 1 (1.28%) GCFE
6 1 (1.28%) GIAC
6 1 (1.28%) GREM
6 1 (1.28%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) RMADS
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.56%) vCloud
4 1 (1.28%) GPFS
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
1 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.13%) CA Wily
4 3 (3.85%) Nagios
4 3 (3.85%) yum
5 2 (2.56%) Ansible
5 2 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.56%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.56%) SmoothWall
5 2 (2.56%) StatsD
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Graylog
6 1 (1.28%) Legato
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.64%) Oracle
3 16 (20.51%) VMware
4 13 (16.67%) IBM
5 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.97%) Sun
7 4 (5.13%) CA
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 4 (5.13%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco
8 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.56%) Apigee
9 2 (2.56%) ATG
9 2 (2.56%) BMC
9 2 (2.56%) Juniper
9 2 (2.56%) Kofax
9 2 (2.56%) Mashery
9 2 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (2.56%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
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