The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills 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 over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 28 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.27% 5.91% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 20.69% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.83% 28.57% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 11
Average daily rate £330 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% +17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £18.54 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £43.50 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Chester

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

UNIX
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
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