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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 45 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 46 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.00% 4.70% 5.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.42% 22.31% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +33.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
319 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.82% 21.07% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 85
Average daily rate £313 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Stockport -2 1 - - 6
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (45.39%) Linux
2 45 (31.91%) Finance
3 31 (21.99%) Windows
4 30 (21.28%) Mainframe
5 26 (18.44%) Cisco
6 24 (17.02%) Telecoms
7 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
7 23 (16.31%) Oracle
8 22 (15.60%) Migration
9 20 (14.18%) Banking
9 20 (14.18%) Solaris
10 19 (13.48%) AIX
10 19 (13.48%) OSPF
10 19 (13.48%) BGP
10 19 (13.48%) Firewall
11 18 (12.77%) IBM
11 18 (12.77%) SAS
11 18 (12.77%) Data Centre
12 17 (12.06%) MPLS
13 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.35%) VPN
13 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.64%) Juniper
14 15 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 14 (9.93%) Base SAS
15 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
15 14 (9.93%) Python
15 14 (9.93%) VMware
16 13 (9.22%) OO
16 13 (9.22%) Java

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (12.77%) SAS
2 9 (6.38%) IIS
3 8 (5.67%) CICS
4 4 (2.84%) Apache
4 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) Confluence
6 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.71%) Exstream
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) OSPF
1 19 (13.48%) BGP
1 19 (13.48%) Firewall
2 17 (12.06%) MPLS
3 16 (11.35%) VPN
4 13 (9.22%) SAN
5 12 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (7.80%) WAN
7 10 (7.09%) Broadband
7 10 (7.09%) IPv4
7 10 (7.09%) IPv6
7 10 (7.09%) Ethernet
7 10 (7.09%) L2TP
7 10 (7.09%) RSVP
7 10 (7.09%) VRRP
7 10 (7.09%) BT 21CN
7 10 (7.09%) Junos
7 10 (7.09%) HSRP
7 10 (7.09%) IOS XR
8 9 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 14 (9.93%) Base SAS
3 11 (7.80%) MySQL
3 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.96%) DB2
5 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (2.84%) DataStage
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.55%) GoogleTest
3 4 (2.84%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Maven
4 2 (1.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.42%) JUnit
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.71%) Ant
5 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.71%) RSpec
5 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (31.91%) Finance
2 24 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 20 (14.18%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.84%) Electronics
5 4 (2.84%) Marketing
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (21.99%) Developer
2 21 (14.89%) Architect
3 14 (9.93%) Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) DBA
5 10 (7.09%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) IP Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) SAS Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Administrator
8 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.26%) MySQL DBA
8 6 (4.26%) Designer
9 5 (3.55%) SAS Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.84%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) HTML
2 9 (6.38%) CSS
2 9 (6.38%) Middleware
3 5 (3.55%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.84%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) Django
4 4 (2.84%) J2EE
5 2 (1.42%) Akka
5 2 (1.42%) jQuery
5 2 (1.42%) XSD
5 2 (1.42%) XSLT
5 2 (1.42%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.42%) JSP
5 2 (1.42%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.42%) WCF
5 2 (1.42%) Spring
5 2 (1.42%) Saxon XSLT
5 2 (1.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.71%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.28%) Mainframe
2 18 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.38%) Data Extraction
4 9 (6.38%) VSAM
5 8 (5.67%) Clustering
6 7 (4.96%) Replication
6 7 (4.96%) Celerra
6 7 (4.96%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.84%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (2.84%) BeagleBone
7 4 (2.84%) BYOD
7 4 (2.84%) DTV
8 2 (1.42%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.42%) Blog
8 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.42%) PKI
8 2 (1.42%) Statistics
8 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.39%) Linux
2 31 (21.99%) Windows
3 20 (14.18%) Solaris
4 19 (13.48%) AIX
5 7 (4.96%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.84%) CentOS
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.13%) zOS
8 2 (1.42%) OS/2
8 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
2 22 (15.60%) Migration
3 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.22%) OO
5 12 (8.51%) ITIL
6 11 (7.80%) Data Analysis
6 11 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.80%) System Testing
7 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.67%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.67%) TDD
9 7 (4.96%) ETL
10 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.26%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.26%) Web Design
10 6 (4.26%) Change Control
10 6 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.55%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) Python
2 13 (9.22%) Java
3 12 (8.51%) C
4 10 (7.09%) C++
4 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.09%) Ruby
5 8 (5.67%) COBOL
6 7 (4.96%) REXX
7 6 (4.26%) Scala
8 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.55%) SQL
9 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.13%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.13%) Perl
11 2 (1.42%) PHP
11 2 (1.42%) XQuery
11 2 (1.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) Caml Language
12 1 (0.71%) Korn
12 1 (0.71%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.51%) CCIE
3 10 (7.09%) CCNP
3 10 (7.09%) CCIP
3 10 (7.09%) CCNA
3 10 (7.09%) JNCIA
3 10 (7.09%) JNCIP
4 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) CCEE
5 2 (1.42%) CCAA
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 2 (1.42%) CCA
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.80%) XenApp
3 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.96%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.96%) Terminal Services
4 7 (4.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (2.84%) MetaFrame
5 4 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.42%) Docker
7 2 (1.42%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) SCCM
4 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Cisco
2 23 (16.31%) Oracle
3 18 (12.77%) IBM
4 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.64%) Juniper
6 14 (9.93%) VMware
7 13 (9.22%) EMC
8 12 (8.51%) Citrix
8 12 (8.51%) CheckPoint
9 10 (7.09%) BT
10 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.96%) CA
11 7 (4.96%) Nortel
11 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.55%) Google
13 4 (2.84%) AppSense
13 4 (2.84%) Percona
13 4 (2.84%) SAP
14 3 (2.13%) Avaya
14 3 (2.13%) Veritas
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