The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 4 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.00% 10.89% 16.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 40.74% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £331 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £425 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £513 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.58 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+65.42% -40.69%

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
11 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 34.38% 26.73% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £345 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +18.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Teradata
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) Control-M
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PMI
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lineage
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) RUP
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
3 2 (18.18%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas