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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 77 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.14% 4.02% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.04% 20.81% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 30
Median daily rate £425 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
366 346 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.69% 19.33% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 191 170
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 2 £413 - 1
Salford - 1 £350 -
Stockport - 1 £360 - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (44.23%) Linux
2 67 (42.95%) Windows
3 45 (28.85%) Oracle
4 39 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 38 (24.36%) Finance
6 34 (21.79%) Solaris
6 34 (21.79%) Data Centre
7 26 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 26 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (16.03%) ITIL
9 24 (15.38%) IBM
9 24 (15.38%) VMware
10 23 (14.74%) Configuration Management
11 22 (14.10%) SQL
12 21 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (12.82%) Clustering
13 20 (12.82%) AIX
14 19 (12.18%) Mainframe
14 19 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (11.54%) Network Security
15 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (11.54%) Java
15 18 (11.54%) Apache
16 17 (10.90%) PCI DSS
16 17 (10.90%) Puppet
16 17 (10.90%) Splunk
16 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
17 16 (10.26%) Threat Management
17 16 (10.26%) SIEM
17 16 (10.26%) Cybersecurity

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 18 (11.54%) Apache
2 16 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.97%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.33%) JBoss
5 9 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.56%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.56%) SAS
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.28%) Confluence
9 2 (1.28%) IIS
9 2 (1.28%) Liferay
9 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Project
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) BASE24
1 6 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) Network Security
2 13 (8.33%) Firewall
3 11 (7.05%) HTTP
4 9 (5.77%) SAN
5 7 (4.49%) ATM
5 7 (4.49%) DNS
5 7 (4.49%) FTP
5 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.92%) LDAP
6 3 (1.92%) SMTP
6 3 (1.92%) SSH
7 2 (1.28%) DHCP
7 2 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.28%) IMAP
7 2 (1.28%) LAN
7 2 (1.28%) MRTG
7 2 (1.28%) WAN
7 2 (1.28%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) DB2
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.92%) MySQL
5 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.28%) DataStage
6 2 (1.28%) MS Access
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.64%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.64%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.49%) JIRA
3 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.28%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (1.28%) Gradle
4 2 (1.28%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.28%) Introscope
4 2 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.28%) Maven
4 2 (1.28%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) Toad
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.31%) Consultant
2 25 (16.03%) Analyst
3 23 (14.74%) Administrator
4 18 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Unix Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
10 9 (5.77%) DBA
10 9 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Architect
11 8 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.69%) Middleware
2 8 (5.13%) J2EE
3 7 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.21%) SOAP
5 3 (1.92%) .NET
5 3 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.28%) CSS
6 2 (1.28%) EDI
6 2 (1.28%) EJB
6 2 (1.28%) ISPF
6 2 (1.28%) jQuery
6 2 (1.28%) Swing
6 2 (1.28%) SWT
6 2 (1.28%) XML
7 1 (0.64%) HTML5
7 1 (0.64%) Kohana
7 1 (0.64%) LAMP
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.82%) Clustering
3 19 (12.18%) Mainframe
4 15 (9.62%) PKI
5 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.13%) Tandem
8 6 (3.85%) EMV
8 6 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (3.21%) Life Science
10 4 (2.56%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.56%) Replication
11 3 (1.92%) HACMP
12 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.28%) FMCG
12 2 (1.28%) iSeries
12 2 (1.28%) LPAR
12 2 (1.28%) User Experience
12 2 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 69 (44.23%) Linux
2 67 (42.95%) Windows
3 34 (21.79%) Solaris
4 20 (12.82%) AIX
5 19 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.49%) HPUX
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.21%) SUSE
9 4 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.92%) CentOS
10 3 (1.92%) Debian
10 3 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.28%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.03%) ITIL
2 23 (14.74%) Configuration Management
3 21 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (10.26%) SIEM
4 16 (10.26%) Threat Management
5 15 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (7.69%) High Availability
6 12 (7.69%) Migration
6 12 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 11 (7.05%) DevOps
7 11 (7.05%) Service Management
7 11 (7.05%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.13%) Project Management
10 7 (4.49%) Change Management
10 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.10%) SQL
2 18 (11.54%) Java
3 15 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.49%) Python
5 6 (3.85%) C++
5 6 (3.85%) COBOL
5 6 (3.85%) Perl
6 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Ruby
7 3 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.28%) C
8 2 (1.28%) JCL
8 2 (1.28%) Jython
8 2 (1.28%) Korn
9 1 (0.64%) C#
9 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.64%) Lua
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) CISSP
2 13 (8.33%) CISM
3 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.49%) MCP
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.56%) EMCSA
7 2 (1.28%) Degree
7 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) APMP
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) OCP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.90%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.33%) COBIT
4 5 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.05%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.92%) Firmware
7 3 (1.92%) GPFS
8 2 (1.28%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.28%) iptables
8 2 (1.28%) KVM
8 2 (1.28%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.28%) Squid
8 2 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.64%) Ceph
9 1 (0.64%) HDFS
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) Puppet
2 15 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (7.05%) SCCM
4 9 (5.77%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.49%) Data Guard
6 7 (4.49%) SCOM
6 7 (4.49%) WSUS
7 5 (3.21%) Ansible
7 5 (3.21%) Nagios
7 5 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.92%) Graylog
9 3 (1.92%) yum
10 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.28%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 45 (28.85%) Oracle
2 39 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 24 (15.38%) IBM
3 24 (15.38%) VMware
4 17 (10.90%) Splunk
5 15 (9.62%) Intel Security
5 15 (9.62%) Symantec
6 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.13%) HP
7 8 (5.13%) Qualys
7 8 (5.13%) Veritas
8 7 (4.49%) Citrix
9 6 (3.85%) Cisco
10 5 (3.21%) EMC
10 5 (3.21%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.56%) Sun
12 3 (1.92%) hybris
12 3 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
12 3 (1.92%) Informatica
12 3 (1.92%) SAP
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