The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 54 73 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.31% 6.55% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.35% 29.80% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.20% -21.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £207 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 245 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.25% 21.97% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 101
Average daily rate £320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
North West

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 23 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 39 (33.62%) Banking
3 34 (29.31%) Finance
4 33 (28.45%) Linux
5 32 (27.59%) Oracle
5 32 (27.59%) Information Security
6 27 (23.28%) Mainframe
7 19 (16.38%) Management Information System
8 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
8 18 (15.52%) ITIL
9 17 (14.66%) SQL
10 15 (12.93%) Firewall
10 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.07%) VMware
11 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
12 13 (11.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (11.21%) AIX
13 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
13 12 (10.34%) Perl
13 12 (10.34%) Economics
13 12 (10.34%) Splunk
14 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (9.48%) Middleware
15 10 (8.62%) WebSphere
16 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
16 9 (7.76%) IBM
17 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
17 8 (6.90%) DB2
17 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
17 8 (6.90%) Citrix

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) CICS
6 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Project
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) SAN
2 6 (5.17%) LDAP
3 4 (3.45%) HTTP
4 3 (2.59%) LAN
4 3 (2.59%) SSL
5 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) VPN
5 2 (1.72%) CTI
5 2 (1.72%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) WAN
5 2 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.86%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.86%) FTP
6 1 (0.86%) SNA
6 1 (0.86%) SMS
6 1 (0.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) DB2
3 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.31%) QlikView
6 4 (3.45%) Ingres
6 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.86%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Subversion
1 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.86%) Toad
4 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 39 (33.62%) Banking
2 34 (29.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Analyst
2 22 (18.97%) Administrator
3 20 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.34%) Developer
5 11 (9.48%) AIX Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) IT Auditor
8 6 (5.17%) Auditor
8 6 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.31%) DBA
10 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
2 8 (6.90%) Regular Expression
3 7 (6.03%) HTML
3 7 (6.03%) CSS
4 5 (4.31%) Django
5 2 (1.72%) Ajax
5 2 (1.72%) .NET
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) XML
5 2 (1.72%) XHTML
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Mainframe
2 19 (16.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.34%) Economics
4 7 (6.03%) PMI
5 5 (4.31%) PKI
5 5 (4.31%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.72%) DLPAR
6 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.72%) Firmware
6 2 (1.72%) HACMP
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
7 1 (0.86%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.59%) Windows
2 33 (28.45%) Linux
3 13 (11.21%) AIX
4 6 (5.17%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.45%) zOS
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.86%) SUSE
8 1 (0.86%) OS/390
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Information Security
2 18 (15.52%) ITIL
3 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.90%) Change Management
7 7 (6.03%) Web Development
7 7 (6.03%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.31%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) Migration
9 5 (4.31%) ETL
9 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.31%) Project Management
9 5 (4.31%) Service Management
10 4 (3.45%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
2 17 (14.66%) SQL
3 12 (10.34%) Perl
4 7 (6.03%) Python
5 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.45%) Ruby
7 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) PMP
1 7 (6.03%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.45%) CISSP
2 4 (3.45%) CISA
3 2 (1.72%) CISM
3 2 (1.72%) GIAC
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) CRISC
4 1 (0.86%) GPEN
4 1 (0.86%) OSCP
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) GSEC
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.59%) XenApp
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.72%) RHEV
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.86%) Legato
4 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.86%) SCSM
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.86%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.86%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Oracle
2 14 (12.07%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Splunk
4 9 (7.76%) IBM
4 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.90%) Citrix
5 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.03%) McAfee
7 6 (5.17%) Ab Initio
8 5 (4.31%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (4.31%) SurfControl
9 4 (3.45%) Symantec
9 4 (3.45%) Nortel
9 4 (3.45%) Lotus
9 4 (3.45%) Avaya
9 4 (3.45%) Sybase
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco
10 3 (2.59%) NetApp
10 3 (2.59%) EMC
10 3 (2.59%) Clearswift
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