The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £250 £358
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -30.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 147 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.36% 97.35% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £11.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +216.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UNIX Specialist
Cheshire

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Specialist in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

UNIX Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the Chester region.

UNIX Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Chester

UNIX Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title 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 with UNIX Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tru64
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title 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 with UNIX Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tru64
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware