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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Cheshire
Rank 32 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.09% 3.82% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.96% 20.00% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 22
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £556 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
94 170 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.38% 19.08% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 106 80
Median daily rate £390 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £244 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 23
Median hourly rate £19.66 £14.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.42% -2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.05 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +3 4 £356 -18.57% 1
Warrington +19 3 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £450 - 2
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Oracle
3 16 (34.78%) AIX
4 14 (30.43%) Middleware
5 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) Banking
7 10 (21.74%) Big Data
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.39%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) XML
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 8 (17.39%) JBoss
9 8 (17.39%) Python
9 8 (17.39%) SOA
9 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
9 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (15.22%) Project Management
10 7 (15.22%) Web Services
10 7 (15.22%) DB2
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.04%) Perl
11 6 (13.04%) J2EE

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 8 (17.39%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (10.87%) Apache
5 4 (8.70%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.52%) nginx
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Pig
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.17%) SAS
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SAN
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Big Data
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (15.22%) DB2
5 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.52%) GIS
6 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.52%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) DataStage
7 2 (4.35%) OLAP
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (4.35%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.35%) QlikView
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.52%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.17%) GitLab
4 1 (2.17%) Log4j
4 1 (2.17%) MSI
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) HPUX Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Principal Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Unix Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Middleware
2 8 (17.39%) XML
3 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 6 (13.04%) JSON
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) .NET
7 1 (2.17%) JAX-RPC
7 1 (2.17%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) WSDL
7 1 (2.17%) XSL
7 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.17%) HACMP
5 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) AIX
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) HPUX
6 3 (6.52%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) SOA
3 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Microservices
5 5 (10.87%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) MapReduce
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.35%) CISSP
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Veritas
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) Ab Initio
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) Informatica
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
5 3 (6.52%) Teradata
6 2 (4.35%) Actian
6 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.35%) ParAccel
6 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago