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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.86% 1.25% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 2.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
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
40 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.86% 43.13% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -47.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 24 August 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 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) J2EE
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) MS Project
9 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
9 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (6.25%) SAS

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 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) BPMN
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle