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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 68 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.82% 2.95% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.38% 14.81% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
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
318 297 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.89% 19.89% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 151 130
Median daily rate £375 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Wigan - 1 £450 - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (46.30%) Linux
2 69 (42.59%) Windows
3 38 (23.46%) Oracle
4 32 (19.75%) Red Hat
5 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 30 (18.52%) Data Centre
6 28 (17.28%) Finance
7 27 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 27 (16.67%) Solaris
8 26 (16.05%) Bash Shell
9 25 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (14.81%) Apache
10 24 (14.81%) SQL
10 24 (14.81%) Puppet
11 23 (14.20%) IBM
12 22 (13.58%) AIX
12 22 (13.58%) DevOps
13 20 (12.35%) Clustering
13 20 (12.35%) ITIL
13 20 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (11.73%) Java
15 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (10.49%) Network Security
16 17 (10.49%) WebLogic
16 17 (10.49%) Python
16 17 (10.49%) Mainframe
17 16 (9.88%) Banking
17 16 (9.88%) Migration
17 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management

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 24 (14.81%) Apache
2 17 (10.49%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.41%) JBoss
5 10 (6.17%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.32%) Confluence
7 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.47%) CloudStack
10 3 (1.85%) SAS
11 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.23%) Liferay
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.62%) IIS
12 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.62%) MS Project
1 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.47%) BASE24
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) Network Security
2 13 (8.02%) Firewall
3 11 (6.79%) DNS
4 8 (4.94%) SAN
4 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.32%) HTTP
5 7 (4.32%) SMTP
6 5 (3.09%) ATM
6 5 (3.09%) FTP
6 5 (3.09%) SNMP
7 4 (2.47%) SSH
7 4 (2.47%) SSL
8 3 (1.85%) DHCP
8 3 (1.85%) MRTG
9 2 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.23%) IMAP
9 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.23%) LDAP
9 2 (1.23%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) DB2
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.70%) MySQL
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.23%) MS Access
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.41%) JIRA
2 10 (6.17%) Subversion
3 7 (4.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.09%) JUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.23%) Gradle
5 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.23%) Introscope
5 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) PeopleTools
5 2 (1.23%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.23%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.23%) Toad
6 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Banking
3 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.85%) Law
6 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Billing
7 2 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Analyst
2 24 (14.81%) Administrator
3 21 (12.96%) Technical Analyst
4 19 (11.73%) Consultant
5 18 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Unix Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.17%) Security Consultant
8 10 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Developer
11 7 (4.32%) DBA
11 7 (4.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Support Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) Middleware
2 9 (5.56%) Web Services
3 8 (4.94%) XML
4 7 (4.32%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (4.32%) J2EE
4 7 (4.32%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (3.70%) CSS
5 6 (3.70%) HTML
5 6 (3.70%) jQuery
6 5 (3.09%) Ajax
6 5 (3.09%) JSP
6 5 (3.09%) Spring
6 5 (3.09%) Spring MVC
6 5 (3.09%) XSD
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.85%) JMS
9 2 (1.23%) .NET
9 2 (1.23%) JDBC
9 2 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.35%) Clustering
3 17 (10.49%) Mainframe
4 13 (8.02%) PKI
5 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) iPad
6 5 (3.09%) Tandem
7 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.47%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.47%) EMV
7 4 (2.47%) HACMP
7 4 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.47%) Life Science
8 3 (1.85%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) FMCG
9 2 (1.23%) LPAR
10 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.62%) iSeries
10 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (46.30%) Linux
2 69 (42.59%) Windows
3 27 (16.67%) Solaris
4 22 (13.58%) AIX
5 15 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.09%) HPUX
8 4 (2.47%) SUSE
8 4 (2.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.85%) CentOS
9 3 (1.85%) Debian
9 3 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.23%) OS/2
10 2 (1.23%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 25 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.58%) DevOps
4 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.88%) Migration
6 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.64%) High Availability
8 13 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (8.02%) Scrum
8 13 (8.02%) SIEM
8 13 (8.02%) Threat Management
8 13 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.17%) Service Management
10 9 (5.56%) Project Management
11 8 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.94%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.32%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 26 (16.05%) Bash Shell
3 24 (14.81%) SQL
4 19 (11.73%) Java
5 17 (10.49%) Python
6 12 (7.41%) Perl
6 12 (7.41%) Ruby
7 6 (3.70%) AWK
8 4 (2.47%) COBOL
8 4 (2.47%) Korn
9 3 (1.85%) C
9 3 (1.85%) C++
9 3 (1.85%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.23%) PeopleCode
10 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.23%) SQR
11 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.62%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) CISM
1 11 (6.79%) CISSP
1 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.47%) EMCSA
5 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.85%) MCP
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.23%) ISEB
6 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) APMP
7 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.62%) OCP
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.79%) COBIT
4 3 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (4.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.47%) vSphere
5 4 (2.47%) Xen
5 4 (2.47%) XenServer
6 3 (1.85%) Firmware
6 3 (1.85%) GPFS
6 3 (1.85%) KVM
7 2 (1.23%) Docker
7 2 (1.23%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.23%) iptables
7 2 (1.23%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.23%) Squid
7 2 (1.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.62%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) Puppet
2 14 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (8.02%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 7 (4.32%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (3.70%) Ansible
6 6 (3.70%) Nagios
7 5 (3.09%) Data Guard
7 5 (3.09%) SCCM
8 4 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.47%) OpenNebula
8 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.85%) Cacti
9 3 (1.85%) Graylog
9 3 (1.85%) SCOM
9 3 (1.85%) WSUS
9 3 (1.85%) yum
10 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (23.46%) Oracle
2 32 (19.75%) Red Hat
3 23 (14.20%) IBM
4 15 (9.26%) Splunk
4 15 (9.26%) VMware
5 13 (8.02%) Intel Security
5 13 (8.02%) Symantec
6 6 (3.70%) Cisco
6 6 (3.70%) HP
6 6 (3.70%) Qualys
6 6 (3.70%) Veritas
7 5 (3.09%) CA
7 5 (3.09%) Citrix
7 5 (3.09%) EMC
7 5 (3.09%) hybris
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.47%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (2.47%) SAP
9 3 (1.85%) Sun
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