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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 72 52 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.18% 4.70% 6.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.76% 23.01% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 37
Average daily rate
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£393 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.16% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
303 226 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.81% 20.42% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 117 109
Average daily rate £350 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 35
Average hourly rate £13.94 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.83 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015. 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (57.66%) Linux
2 39 (35.14%) Windows
3 25 (22.52%) Solaris
4 22 (19.82%) Java
5 19 (17.12%) AIX
6 18 (16.22%) HTML
6 18 (16.22%) Cisco
6 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
6 18 (16.22%) Finance
7 17 (15.32%) Oracle
7 17 (15.32%) CSS
7 17 (15.32%) MPLS
7 17 (15.32%) OSPF
7 17 (15.32%) BGP
8 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
8 16 (14.41%) Migration
8 16 (14.41%) VMware
8 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.51%) CCNA
9 15 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (13.51%) Mainframe
9 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.71%) VPN
11 13 (11.71%) Ethernet
11 13 (11.71%) Python
11 13 (11.71%) Broadband
11 13 (11.71%) ITIL
11 13 (11.71%) VRRP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (10.81%) IIS
2 7 (6.31%) CICS
3 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) nginx
5 2 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Doxygen
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) MPLS
1 17 (15.32%) OSPF
1 17 (15.32%) BGP
2 13 (11.71%) VPN
2 13 (11.71%) Ethernet
2 13 (11.71%) Broadband
2 13 (11.71%) VRRP
2 13 (11.71%) L2TP
2 13 (11.71%) RSVP
2 13 (11.71%) SAN
2 13 (11.71%) IPv4
2 13 (11.71%) IPv6
2 13 (11.71%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (11.71%) BT 21CN
2 13 (11.71%) Junos
2 13 (11.71%) HSRP
3 11 (9.91%) NAS
3 11 (9.91%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (9.01%) Firewall
5 8 (7.21%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (4.50%) DataStage
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) GoogleTest
3 4 (3.60%) Maven
4 3 (2.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.90%) Ant
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) RSpec
5 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Developer
2 13 (11.71%) Implementation Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Operations Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) IP Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Architect
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (5.41%) Administrator
4 6 (5.41%) DBA
5 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
5 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Server Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Technical Design Leader
6 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Technical Project Leader
6 4 (3.60%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (3.60%) Python Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) HTML
2 17 (15.32%) CSS
3 10 (9.01%) XML
3 10 (9.01%) XSLT
4 9 (8.11%) Middleware
5 8 (7.21%) Django
5 8 (7.21%) Saxon XSLT
5 8 (7.21%) Web Services
5 8 (7.21%) XML Schema
6 7 (6.31%) Software Packaging
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.70%) Spring
8 3 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.70%) LAMP
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (1.80%) Drools
9 2 (1.80%) RESTful
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) JSON
9 2 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.11%) Replication
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) VSAM
4 7 (6.31%) Clustering
4 7 (6.31%) Celerra
5 4 (3.60%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.70%) Life Science
6 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.80%) Open Source
7 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.80%) Blog
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Tandem
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 64 (57.66%) Linux
2 39 (35.14%) Windows
3 25 (22.52%) Solaris
4 19 (17.12%) AIX
5 10 (9.01%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.80%) HPUX
8 1 (0.90%) zOS
8 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) Migration
1 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.71%) ITIL
3 11 (9.91%) OO
3 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (9.91%) TDD
4 10 (9.01%) OOP
5 9 (8.11%) DevOps
6 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Regression Testing
7 7 (6.31%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.31%) Web Development
8 6 (5.41%) Change Control
8 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.50%) Web Design
9 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.60%) Project Management
10 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.82%) Java
2 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.71%) Python
4 11 (9.91%) C++
5 9 (8.11%) PHP
5 9 (8.11%) Ruby
6 8 (7.21%) XQuery
6 8 (7.21%) C
7 7 (6.31%) COBOL
7 7 (6.31%) Scala
8 4 (3.60%) SQL
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) CCNA
1 15 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.71%) CCIE
2 13 (11.71%) CCNP
2 13 (11.71%) CCIP
2 13 (11.71%) JNCIA
2 13 (11.71%) JNCIP
3 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 2 (1.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.31%) Terminal Services
4 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) RACF
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) Varnish
7 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
1 4 (3.60%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (1.80%) Salt
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 2 (1.80%) Cacti
2 2 (1.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Cisco
2 17 (15.32%) Oracle
3 16 (14.41%) VMware
4 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.71%) BT
5 13 (11.71%) Juniper
6 11 (9.91%) Citrix
7 8 (7.21%) IBM
8 7 (6.31%) HP
8 7 (6.31%) EMC
8 7 (6.31%) CA
8 7 (6.31%) Google
9 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.60%) Nortel
10 3 (2.70%) Sun
10 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.80%) Percona
11 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 2 (1.80%) StorageTek
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