The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.41% 13.50% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 56.41% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £299 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -8.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.52% 23.93% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 5
Average daily rate £325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Knutsford region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Knutsford region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) HACMP
6 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (10.00%) sed
7 1 (10.00%) Splunk

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) VMS
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) sed
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) AWK
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (10.00%) GPFS
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Foglight
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Tumbleweed