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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.87% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 4.00% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £520 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.58
% change year-on-year
- +14.47%
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
16 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.91% 19.53% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £313 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet