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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.45% 15.28% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 52.38% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
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£244 £326 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £319 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £488 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
13 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 19.40% 29.17% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 16
Average daily rate £244 £326 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (18.18%) HACMP
7 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (9.09%) PowerExchange
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) HACMP
2 2 (18.18%) LPAR
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) VMS
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) sed
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) GPFS
2 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Foglight
2 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
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