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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.68% 16.90% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 75.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate £506 £410 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% +28.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.13% 22.54% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 14
Average daily rate £390 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £458 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 11 (35.48%) Middleware
4 10 (32.26%) AIX
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
7 7 (22.58%) JBoss
7 7 (22.58%) SSL
7 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) Perl
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) DB2
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) Clustering
10 4 (12.90%) Jython
11 3 (9.68%) Korn
11 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
11 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
11 3 (9.68%) HTTP
11 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
11 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.68%) SOA

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (22.58%) JBoss
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) iPlanet
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) ReportNet
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Introscope
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) FishEye
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware Specialist
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Delivery Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) AIX
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.68%) SOA
3 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
3 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Demand Management
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) Jython
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Sun
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.23%) Actuate
4 1 (3.23%) PlateSpin
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) VMware