The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 83 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.52% 4.51% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.45% 24.28% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 31
Median daily rate £375 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £335 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +20.68%
Unix
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
354 313 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.27% 18.55% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 140 128
Median daily rate £350 £331 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.60 £19.82 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £425 - 1
Stockport - 1 £350 - 2
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 106 (56.08%) Linux
2 76 (40.21%) Windows
3 42 (22.22%) Oracle
4 36 (19.05%) Python
5 34 (17.99%) Red Hat
5 34 (17.99%) Bash Shell
6 33 (17.46%) Shell Script
6 33 (17.46%) IBM
7 32 (16.93%) Solaris
8 30 (15.87%) SQL
8 30 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (15.87%) Ruby
9 29 (15.34%) Finance
10 27 (14.29%) Subversion
10 27 (14.29%) Java
11 26 (13.76%) Apache
11 26 (13.76%) AIX
12 25 (13.23%) Data Centre
13 24 (12.70%) Puppet
14 23 (12.17%) Configuration Management
15 22 (11.64%) Migration
15 22 (11.64%) HTML
15 22 (11.64%) CSS
15 22 (11.64%) DevOps
16 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (11.11%) DB2
16 21 (11.11%) .NET
17 20 (10.58%) Perl
17 20 (10.58%) HTTP
17 20 (10.58%) Mainframe

Unix
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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.76%) Apache
2 19 (10.05%) WebLogic
3 18 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (6.35%) OpenStack
6 10 (5.29%) JBoss
7 6 (3.17%) CloudStack
8 5 (2.65%) Confluence
8 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.12%) SAS
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.53%) IIS
11 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.65%) BASE24
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) HTTP
2 19 (10.05%) DNS
3 14 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.35%) SMTP
5 11 (5.82%) Firewall
5 11 (5.82%) SNMP
6 9 (4.76%) Network Security
7 8 (4.23%) SSL
8 6 (3.17%) ATM
8 6 (3.17%) FTP
8 6 (3.17%) SAN
8 6 (3.17%) SSH
9 5 (2.65%) DHCP
10 4 (2.12%) BGP
10 4 (2.12%) OSPF
11 3 (1.59%) LAN
11 3 (1.59%) TACACS
11 3 (1.59%) VoIP
11 3 (1.59%) WAN
11 3 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.11%) DB2
2 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.17%) MySQL
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.06%) MS Access
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Subversion
2 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.76%) JIRA
6 6 (3.17%) JUnit
7 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.06%) Gradle
8 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.06%) Maven
8 2 (1.06%) PeopleTools
8 2 (1.06%) Selenium
8 2 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.06%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.06%) Toad
9 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.53%) Log4j
9 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (15.34%) Finance
2 19 (10.05%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Retail
7 3 (1.59%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (20.63%) Analyst
2 29 (15.34%) Technical Analyst
3 28 (14.81%) Developer
4 18 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (8.99%) Administrator
6 16 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (7.94%) Consultant
7 15 (7.94%) Unix Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.41%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Architect
10 10 (5.29%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (4.23%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.23%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (3.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) CSS
1 22 (11.64%) HTML
2 21 (11.11%) .NET
3 15 (7.94%) HTML5
3 15 (7.94%) Silverlight
3 15 (7.94%) Web Services
4 14 (7.41%) XML
5 11 (5.82%) IBM Integration Bus
5 11 (5.82%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (5.82%) Middleware
5 11 (5.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (4.76%) J2EE
7 8 (4.23%) SOAP
8 7 (3.70%) jQuery
9 6 (3.17%) JSP
9 6 (3.17%) RESTful
10 5 (2.65%) Ajax
10 5 (2.65%) JSON
10 5 (2.65%) Spring
10 5 (2.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.58%) Clustering
2 20 (10.58%) Mainframe
3 14 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.17%) PKI
6 6 (3.17%) Tandem
7 5 (2.65%) EMV
7 5 (2.65%) iPad
8 4 (2.12%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.12%) HACMP
8 4 (2.12%) Life Science
9 3 (1.59%) User Experience
10 2 (1.06%) Statistics
11 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.53%) VSAM
11 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 106 (56.08%) Linux
2 76 (40.21%) Windows
3 32 (16.93%) Solaris
4 26 (13.76%) AIX
5 19 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.41%) Mac OS X
7 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.70%) HPUX
9 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.59%) CentOS
10 3 (1.59%) Debian
10 3 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.06%) OS/2
11 2 (1.06%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.06%) SUSE
11 2 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.17%) Configuration Management
3 22 (11.64%) DevOps
3 22 (11.64%) Migration
4 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (9.52%) ITIL
6 17 (8.99%) High Availability
7 16 (8.47%) Scrum
7 16 (8.47%) Web Development
8 14 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (7.41%) Web Design
9 10 (5.29%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (4.76%) DSDM
10 9 (4.76%) Project Management
10 9 (4.76%) RUP
10 9 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.05%) Python
2 34 (17.99%) Bash Shell
3 33 (17.46%) Shell Script
4 30 (15.87%) Ruby
4 30 (15.87%) SQL
5 27 (14.29%) Java
6 20 (10.58%) Perl
7 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.94%) C#
8 15 (7.94%) Scala
8 15 (7.94%) XAML
9 10 (5.29%) AWK
10 5 (2.65%) COBOL
10 5 (2.65%) Korn
10 5 (2.65%) PHP
11 4 (2.12%) C
12 3 (1.59%) C++
12 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) CISM
4 4 (2.12%) CISSP
4 4 (2.12%) EMCSA
5 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.59%) MCP
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.53%) APMP
7 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.53%) OCP
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.12%) COBIT
4 2 (1.06%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (3.17%) vSphere
4 6 (3.17%) Xen
4 6 (3.17%) XenServer
5 3 (1.59%) GPFS
5 3 (1.59%) KVM
5 3 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.06%) Docker
6 2 (1.06%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) iptables
6 2 (1.06%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.06%) Squid
6 2 (1.06%) vCloud
7 1 (0.53%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 24 (12.70%) Puppet
2 18 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.47%) Tivoli
4 13 (6.88%) Cobbler
5 7 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.65%) Ansible
7 5 (2.65%) SCCM
7 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 4 (2.12%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.12%) OpenNebula
8 4 (2.12%) Terraform
9 3 (1.59%) Cacti
9 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.59%) Nagios
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.59%) SCOM
9 3 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (22.22%) Oracle
2 34 (17.99%) Red Hat
3 33 (17.46%) IBM
4 15 (7.94%) Telerik
5 14 (7.41%) VMware
6 8 (4.23%) Cisco
7 7 (3.70%) CA
8 6 (3.17%) Citrix
8 6 (3.17%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (3.17%) Intel Security
8 6 (3.17%) Splunk
8 6 (3.17%) Symantec
9 5 (2.65%) EMC
9 5 (2.65%) HP
9 5 (2.65%) hybris
9 5 (2.65%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.65%) Veritas
10 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.59%) Aruba
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