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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 28 38 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.86% 4.78% 9.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.07% 17.43% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 23
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£550 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £235 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £463 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
199 218 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.35% 27.42% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 111 76
Average daily rate £375 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 27
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £30.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -50.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Warrington +1 12 £750 +150.00%
Knutsford -1 6 £366 +87.82%
Chester -9 5 £350 - 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (77.33%) Linux
2 38 (50.67%) Java
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (37.33%) Python
5 27 (36.00%) .NET
6 25 (33.33%) Oracle
7 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.67%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (25.33%) Finance
10 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (24.00%) Citrix
10 18 (24.00%) Node.js
10 18 (24.00%) Big Data
11 17 (22.67%) Teradata
12 16 (21.33%) Windows
12 16 (21.33%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (21.33%) Ruby
13 15 (20.00%) Visualisation
13 15 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 15 (20.00%) IaaS
13 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (20.00%) StatsD
14 14 (18.67%) Tableau
14 14 (18.67%) Machine Learning
14 14 (18.67%) R
14 14 (18.67%) Hadoop
15 12 (16.00%) Apigee

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (24.00%) Node.js
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.33%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) NAS
3 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.33%) Converged Networks
4 3 (4.00%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 18 (24.00%) Big Data
2 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (18.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.67%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.00%) DTS
8 3 (4.00%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (2.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (2.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Ant
2 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Architect
2 22 (29.33%) Technical Architect
3 19 (25.33%) Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Digital Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Digital Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Incident & Problem Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Incident Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Problem Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (14.67%) Middleware
4 9 (12.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.67%) REST
6 5 (6.67%) JAX-RS
7 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.67%) Spring
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.33%) Apache Axis
10 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.33%) jQuery
10 1 (1.33%) Ajax
10 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.33%) SOAP
10 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) CMDB
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) AIX
5 4 (5.33%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) HPUX
6 2 (2.67%) MVS
7 1 (1.33%) SUSE
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.33%) VME
7 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Machine Learning
3 10 (13.33%) Open Source
3 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.33%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.00%) TDD
6 6 (8.00%) SDLC
7 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (5.33%) ITSM
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
8 4 (5.33%) Web Design
8 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.33%) Analytics
8 4 (5.33%) DevOps
8 4 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) Java
2 28 (37.33%) Python
3 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.33%) Ruby
5 14 (18.67%) R
6 12 (16.00%) SQL
7 9 (12.00%) Perl
8 8 (10.67%) PHP
8 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
8 8 (10.67%) C++
9 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) C
9 4 (5.33%) C#
10 3 (4.00%) VB
10 3 (4.00%) Jython
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (20.00%) StatsD
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 4 (5.33%) CFEngine
3 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (24.00%) Citrix
3 17 (22.67%) Teradata
4 14 (18.67%) Tableau
5 12 (16.00%) Apigee
5 12 (16.00%) Mashery
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.33%) Remedy
8 4 (5.33%) Google
8 4 (5.33%) BMC
8 4 (5.33%) NetApp
8 4 (5.33%) SaltStack
9 3 (4.00%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) VMware
9 3 (4.00%) Cognos
10 2 (2.67%) Sun
11 1 (1.33%) McAfee
11 1 (1.33%) Brocade
11 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
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