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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.59% 4.05% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 18.75% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£366 £195 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.82% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £195 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £195 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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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
18 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.78% 21.62% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 19
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £195 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 4 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) Ingres
2 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Rapid7