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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.51% 7.58% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 22.73% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£403 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.09% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £208 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £312 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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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
13 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.81% 33.33% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Average daily rate £375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (28.57%) CA
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (21.43%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
7 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
7 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
7 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
7 3 (21.43%) TIBCO Hawk
7 3 (21.43%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (21.43%) Sun
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Finance

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (7.14%) DTS
2 1 (7.14%) Ingres
2 1 (7.14%) ReportNet
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
1 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Teradata
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Rapid7
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) IBM