The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.19% 4.39% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 9.78% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £730
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -52.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.11% +12.85%
Unix
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
50 92 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.26% 44.88% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 10
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.76%) NAS
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Kofax
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Sun