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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Manchester
Rank 33 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 62 111 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.61% 6.18% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.13% 31.36% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £435 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -42.13%

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
268 354 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.93% 19.71% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 184 157
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £220 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 29
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £55.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +3 12 £488 +14.70% 1
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 124 (78.98%) Linux
2 84 (53.50%) Windows
3 48 (30.57%) WAN
4 46 (29.30%) Firewall
5 45 (28.66%) LAN
6 44 (28.03%) Python
7 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
8 40 (25.48%) VoIP
8 40 (25.48%) CISSP
8 40 (25.48%) Apple
9 39 (24.84%) VPN
9 39 (24.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 39 (24.84%) Patch Management
10 38 (24.20%) SANS
10 38 (24.20%) Puppet
10 38 (24.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 37 (23.57%) IBM
11 37 (23.57%) SSCP
12 36 (22.93%) Splunk
13 35 (22.29%) Elastic Stack
13 35 (22.29%) DevOps
13 35 (22.29%) Network Monitoring
14 34 (21.66%) QRadar
15 33 (21.02%) Oracle
16 29 (18.47%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (16.56%) LogRhythm
19 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
19 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS

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 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.37%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.46%) CloudStack
5 6 (3.82%) Apache
6 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.55%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.55%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.91%) Jetty
8 3 (1.91%) Mongrel
8 3 (1.91%) nginx
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.91%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) CICS
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.18%) Heroku
4 4 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.91%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.57%) WAN
2 46 (29.30%) Firewall
3 45 (28.66%) LAN
4 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
5 40 (25.48%) VoIP
6 39 (24.84%) VPN
7 15 (9.55%) HTTP
8 11 (7.01%) DNS
8 11 (7.01%) SSL
9 10 (6.37%) Wireless
10 8 (5.10%) FTP
11 7 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (4.46%) Network Security
12 6 (3.82%) HTTPS
13 5 (3.18%) DHCP
14 4 (2.55%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.55%) LDAP
14 4 (2.55%) SMTP
14 4 (2.55%) Unified Communications
15 3 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.92%) Redis
3 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.64%) MySQL
5 9 (5.73%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.46%) Ingres
7 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (3.18%) DB2
9 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.82%) Subversion
3 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.55%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (1.91%) Selenium
5 3 (1.91%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.27%) GitLab
6 2 (1.27%) JIRA
6 2 (1.27%) JMeter
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
6 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.27%) MSI
6 2 (1.27%) Toad
6 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.64%) Ant
7 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.64%) Firebug
7 1 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Analyst
2 23 (14.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (7.64%) Security Analyst
3 12 (7.64%) Technical Specialist
4 11 (7.01%) Developer
5 10 (6.37%) Security Specialist
6 9 (5.73%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Network Specialist
8 7 (4.46%) Administrator
8 7 (4.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) DBA
8 7 (4.46%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Network Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (4.46%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.29%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (10.83%) Web Services
3 14 (8.92%) RESTful
4 9 (5.73%) J2EE
5 8 (5.10%) XML
6 7 (4.46%) JMS
6 7 (4.46%) Middleware
7 5 (3.18%) .NET
7 5 (3.18%) REST
8 4 (2.55%) EDIFACT
8 4 (2.55%) EJB
8 4 (2.55%) JDBC
8 4 (2.55%) ODBC
8 4 (2.55%) Swing
8 4 (2.55%) SWT
9 3 (1.91%) Node.js
9 3 (1.91%) Servlets
9 3 (1.91%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Cyber Attack
2 14 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.18%) Oracle Licensing
7 4 (2.55%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) HACMP
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.64%) RIA
9 1 (0.64%) SCADA
9 1 (0.64%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 124 (78.98%) Linux
2 84 (53.50%) Windows
3 17 (10.83%) AIX
4 9 (5.73%) Solaris
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.55%) CentOS
6 4 (2.55%) Debian
6 4 (2.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) Patch Management
1 39 (24.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 38 (24.20%) Vulnerability Management
3 35 (22.29%) DevOps
3 35 (22.29%) Network Monitoring
4 29 (18.47%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (14.01%) Case Management
6 22 (14.01%) Open Source
7 21 (13.38%) Information Security
8 20 (12.74%) Security Operations
9 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.19%) Configuration Management
10 16 (10.19%) ITIL
11 15 (9.55%) Security Monitoring
12 14 (8.92%) SIEM
13 11 (7.01%) Analytics
14 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (5.10%) Data Analytics
15 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.03%) Python
2 24 (15.29%) Java
3 23 (14.65%) Shell Script
4 22 (14.01%) Bash Shell
5 20 (12.74%) Ruby
6 17 (10.83%) Perl
7 16 (10.19%) SQL
8 6 (3.82%) C
9 4 (2.55%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.55%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (2.55%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (2.55%) C++
9 4 (2.55%) Jython
9 4 (2.55%) Scala
10 3 (1.91%) C#
10 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.91%) Korn
10 3 (1.91%) PHP
10 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) CISSP
2 38 (24.20%) SANS
3 37 (23.57%) SSCP
4 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 21 (13.38%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.18%) CCDP
9 4 (2.55%) CCDA
9 4 (2.55%) CCNA
9 4 (2.55%) CCNP
10 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.27%) CISM
11 2 (1.27%) Degree
11 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CCIE
12 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.27%) SDET
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.64%) Docker
3 10 (6.37%) vSphere
3 10 (6.37%) Xen
4 7 (4.46%) XenServer
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.27%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.27%) iptables
8 2 (1.27%) KVM
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.27%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.27%) Squid
9 1 (0.64%) GPFS
9 1 (0.64%) Snort
9 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (24.20%) Puppet
2 34 (21.66%) QRadar
3 28 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (11.46%) Ansible
5 15 (9.55%) Kibana
6 14 (8.92%) logstash
7 9 (5.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (4.46%) Cobbler
8 7 (4.46%) Data Guard
8 7 (4.46%) Nessus
8 7 (4.46%) Nexpose
8 7 (4.46%) Nmap
8 7 (4.46%) RSA enVision
8 7 (4.46%) SCOM
9 2 (1.27%) Cacti
9 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.27%) OpenNebula
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.27%) yum
9 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) Apple
2 37 (23.57%) IBM
3 36 (22.93%) Splunk
4 33 (21.02%) Oracle
5 26 (16.56%) LogRhythm
6 23 (14.65%) VMware
7 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.28%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.73%) Intel
10 8 (5.10%) ArcSight
10 8 (5.10%) Intel Security
10 8 (5.10%) NetWitness
11 7 (4.46%) Cisco
11 7 (4.46%) Qualys
12 6 (3.82%) CyberArk
12 6 (3.82%) HP
12 6 (3.82%) Snow
12 6 (3.82%) Veritas
13 4 (2.55%) Juniper
13 4 (2.55%) Sybase
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