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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.50% 5.31% 9.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 14.10% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
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
49 78 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.84% 37.68% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate £400 £273 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -21.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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