The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 77 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.06% 3.56% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.63% 15.56% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 21
Average daily rate
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£445 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.76%
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
356 302 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.77% 22.86% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 170 123
Average daily rate £350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 50 (38.46%) Linux
1 50 (38.46%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Mainframe
3 27 (20.77%) AIX
4 26 (20.00%) SAS
5 24 (18.46%) Base SAS
6 23 (17.69%) Windows
6 23 (17.69%) Middleware
6 23 (17.69%) IBM
6 23 (17.69%) Banking
7 21 (16.15%) ITIL
8 19 (14.62%) Oracle
8 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.62%) Firewall
9 17 (13.08%) Solaris
9 17 (13.08%) ETL
9 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 16 (12.31%) Python
10 16 (12.31%) SQL
11 13 (10.00%) Cisco
11 13 (10.00%) TDD
12 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
12 12 (9.23%) Migration
12 12 (9.23%) SAN
12 12 (9.23%) CICS
12 12 (9.23%) DB2
12 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (8.46%) IBM Mainframe
13 11 (8.46%) Data Centre

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (20.00%) SAS
2 12 (9.23%) CICS
3 10 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Unica
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.77%) Exstream
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) Firewall
2 12 (9.23%) SAN
3 9 (6.92%) VPN
4 7 (5.38%) HTTP
4 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.38%) Network Security
5 6 (4.62%) FTP
5 6 (4.62%) SMTP
6 5 (3.85%) VoIP
6 5 (3.85%) LAN
6 5 (3.85%) SSL
6 5 (3.85%) Internet
6 5 (3.85%) OSPF
6 5 (3.85%) BGP
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.08%) LDAP
7 4 (3.08%) WAN
8 3 (2.31%) DHCP
8 3 (2.31%) SMS
8 3 (2.31%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) Base SAS
2 17 (13.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (9.23%) DB2
4 9 (6.92%) MySQL
4 9 (6.92%) DataStage
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.31%) OLAP
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.31%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.54%) Big Data
9 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.54%) Subversion
3 2 (1.54%) Maven
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
General
1 50 (38.46%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.62%) Retail
5 5 (3.85%) Marketing
6 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.54%) Electronics
8 2 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Developer
2 30 (23.08%) Analyst
3 16 (12.31%) SAS Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) Architect
5 12 (9.23%) DBA
5 12 (9.23%) SAS Developer
6 8 (6.15%) Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) MySQL DBA
7 6 (4.62%) Technical Design Leader
7 6 (4.62%) Django Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Citrix Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.69%) Middleware
2 8 (6.15%) CSS
3 6 (4.62%) Django
3 6 (4.62%) Qt
4 4 (3.08%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.08%) HTML
4 4 (3.08%) .NET
5 3 (2.31%) J2EE
6 2 (1.54%) WCF
6 2 (1.54%) Akka
7 1 (0.77%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.77%) XHTML
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.85%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.46%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (8.46%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.69%) VSAM
4 8 (6.15%) PKI
5 7 (5.38%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.62%) Data Extraction
7 4 (3.08%) Clustering
7 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.08%) EFT
7 4 (3.08%) BYOD
8 3 (2.31%) Statistics
8 3 (2.31%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.54%) Replication
9 2 (1.54%) HACMP
9 2 (1.54%) DTV
9 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.46%) Linux
2 27 (20.77%) AIX
3 23 (17.69%) Windows
4 17 (13.08%) Solaris
5 5 (3.85%) zOS
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.54%) OS/2
7 2 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.77%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) ITIL
2 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.08%) ETL
4 13 (10.00%) TDD
5 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
5 12 (9.23%) Migration
5 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.46%) Scrum
7 10 (7.69%) System Testing
8 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.62%) Service Management
10 5 (3.85%) Project Management
10 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.85%) Validation
10 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.08%) Analytics
11 4 (3.08%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) SQL
1 16 (12.31%) Python
2 11 (8.46%) C++
2 11 (8.46%) Java
3 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.15%) COBOL
5 6 (4.62%) C
5 6 (4.62%) Ruby
6 5 (3.85%) REXX
6 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.08%) Perl
7 4 (3.08%) Scala
7 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.31%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.54%) C#
9 2 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (0.77%) Caml Language
10 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.77%) C-shell
10 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.08%) ISEB
2 4 (3.08%) CCIE
3 2 (1.54%) CCNP
3 2 (1.54%) CCIP
3 2 (1.54%) CCNA
3 2 (1.54%) CCA
3 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
3 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
3 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.54%) CCEE
3 2 (1.54%) CCAA
3 2 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.77%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) XenApp
3 4 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (3.08%) MetaFrame
3 4 (3.08%) RACF
3 4 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.31%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (2.31%) Puppet
1 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.31%) zSecure
2 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) IBM
2 19 (14.62%) Oracle
3 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.00%) Cisco
5 10 (7.69%) CA
6 9 (6.92%) VMware
7 7 (5.38%) Juniper
8 6 (4.62%) EMC
9 5 (3.85%) Citrix
9 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.85%) Percona
10 4 (3.08%) AppSense
11 3 (2.31%) Veritas
11 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.31%) Aruba
11 3 (2.31%) Sun
12 2 (1.54%) SmartStream
12 2 (1.54%) HP
12 2 (1.54%) SAP
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