The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Unix Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 100 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £390 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Unix Consultant in the job title.

Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Consultant across the Manchester region.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Unix Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Sun

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sun