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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 49 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 44 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.99% 4.70% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.18% 22.60% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 16
Median daily rate £425 £488 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £371 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £683 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £12.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +15.04%
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
272 208 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.66% 20.82% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 114 85
Median daily rate £425 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -54.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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 4 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
Warrington -19 14 £425 -32.00% 1
Knutsford 0 12 £325 -19.40% 1
Chester +7 11 £400 -5.88%
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 46 (58.23%) Linux
2 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) AIX
3 28 (35.44%) Red Hat
4 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (31.65%) Finance
6 23 (29.11%) Banking
7 20 (25.32%) Solaris
8 18 (22.78%) Oracle
8 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
9 17 (21.52%) HPUX
10 16 (20.25%) IBM
10 16 (20.25%) Middleware
10 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
11 15 (18.99%) Migration
11 15 (18.99%) VMware
12 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
13 12 (15.19%) JBoss
13 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
14 10 (12.66%) ITIL
14 10 (12.66%) Perl
14 10 (12.66%) Internet
15 9 (11.39%) SSL
15 9 (11.39%) Java
15 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (11.39%) Apache
15 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
16 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
16 8 (10.13%) SQL

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 12 (15.19%) JBoss
1 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.06%) iPlanet
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.53%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.27%) SAS
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.27%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Heroku
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) SSL
3 7 (8.86%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) HTTP
4 5 (6.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.33%) VPN
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) SAN
6 3 (3.80%) DNS
6 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.53%) DMZ
7 2 (2.53%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) NAS
7 2 (2.53%) Wireless
8 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) GIS
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Introscope
2 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Hudson
3 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Analyst
2 8 (10.13%) Architect
2 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Unix Support
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Middleware
2 6 (7.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.80%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) MCollective
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Social Media
4 2 (2.53%) Tandem
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) HACMP
5 1 (1.27%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.27%) Informatics
5 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Linux
2 35 (44.30%) AIX
2 35 (44.30%) Windows
3 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (25.32%) Solaris
5 17 (21.52%) HPUX
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.86%) Change Management
5 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.06%) Service Management
7 4 (5.06%) SOA
8 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.53%) ITSM
8 2 (2.53%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Scrum
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.53%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
2 10 (12.66%) Perl
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Jython
5 5 (6.33%) Korn
6 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) AWK
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) Python
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CLAS
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCSP
5 1 (1.27%) GCFA
5 1 (1.27%) GCFE
5 1 (1.27%) GIAC
5 1 (1.27%) GREM
5 1 (1.27%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.53%) RMADS
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.53%) vCloud
4 1 (1.27%) GPFS
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) CA Wily
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.53%) SmoothWall
4 2 (2.53%) StatsD
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.53%) yum
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Red Hat
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 16 (20.25%) IBM
4 15 (18.99%) VMware
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.59%) Sun
7 4 (5.06%) CA
7 4 (5.06%) Citrix
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 3 (3.80%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.53%) Apigee
9 2 (2.53%) Juniper
9 2 (2.53%) Kofax
9 2 (2.53%) Mashery
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.27%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) Veritas
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