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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 23 26
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.71% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
13 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.83% 23.08% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £278 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Anycast

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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Anycast
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree