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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.90% 18.97% 18.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 61.11% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£410 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.62% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £319 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £335 £342
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 £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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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
19 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.76% 31.03% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Average daily rate £390 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
4 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) AIX
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) LDAP
7 5 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) iPlanet
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (21.05%) CA
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
9 3 (15.79%) Sun
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
9 3 (15.79%) Rendezvous
9 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
9 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.79%) BladeLogic
9 3 (15.79%) TIBCO EMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) iPlanet
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (5.26%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) HACMP
2 2 (10.53%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) AWK
4 1 (5.26%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) GPFS
2 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (15.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Teradata
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) IBM