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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 65 34 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.59% 3.52% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.97% 17.53% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 36
Average daily rate £318 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 194 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.00% 20.10% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 123
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 40
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -2 3 - - 4
Altrincham - 3 - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (55.93%) Windows
2 45 (38.14%) Oracle
3 42 (35.59%) Linux
4 34 (28.81%) Oracle Database
5 28 (23.73%) Banking
6 27 (22.88%) Finance
6 27 (22.88%) Mainframe
7 25 (21.19%) ITIL
8 24 (20.34%) Information Security
9 22 (18.64%) SQL
10 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (16.10%) Data Guard
12 17 (14.41%) Firewall
12 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
13 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (12.71%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
15 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.17%) VMware
16 11 (9.32%) Middleware
16 11 (9.32%) IBM
16 11 (9.32%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
17 10 (8.47%) Solaris
17 10 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
18 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (7.63%) IBM Mainframe
18 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
19 8 (6.78%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Project
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.54%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) Firewall
2 6 (5.08%) SSL
3 5 (4.24%) Internet
4 4 (3.39%) VPN
4 4 (3.39%) LDAP
5 3 (2.54%) SAN
5 3 (2.54%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) FTP
6 2 (1.69%) HTTP
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) CTI
6 2 (1.69%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.85%) SSH
7 1 (0.85%) ATM
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) Oracle Database
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle Discoverer
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.24%) QlikView
8 4 (3.39%) Ingres
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.69%) DB2
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.85%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.69%) Toad
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (23.73%) Banking
2 27 (22.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Billing
4 2 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Oracle DBA
1 27 (22.88%) DBA
2 26 (22.03%) Analyst
3 22 (18.64%) Administrator
4 14 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.47%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Technical Operations Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Operations Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Junior DBA
9 3 (2.54%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) Middleware
2 5 (4.24%) Regular Expression
3 4 (3.39%) Spring
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) EJB
5 2 (1.69%) JSP
5 2 (1.69%) J2EE
5 2 (1.69%) Struts
5 2 (1.69%) JMS
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.08%) PMI
4 6 (5.08%) Economics
5 5 (4.24%) Clustering
6 4 (3.39%) AS400
7 3 (2.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.85%) Tandem
9 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.93%) Windows
2 42 (35.59%) Linux
3 10 (8.47%) Solaris
4 8 (6.78%) AIX
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.69%) zOS
8 1 (0.85%) HPUX
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) Information Security
3 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.78%) E-business
6 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.08%) Performance Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.24%) Service Management
8 5 (4.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.24%) Project Management
9 4 (3.39%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.39%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.39%) Change Management
9 4 (3.39%) Migration
10 3 (2.54%) Business Transformation
10 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) SQL
2 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.78%) Perl
3 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.24%) Java
5 3 (2.54%) R
6 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.78%) CISSP
2 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) PMP
3 6 (5.08%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.08%) CISA
4 4 (3.39%) GIAC
5 2 (1.69%) ISEB
5 2 (1.69%) CISM
5 2 (1.69%) CRISC
6 1 (0.85%) GPEN
6 1 (0.85%) OSCP
6 1 (0.85%) GSEC
6 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.85%) Samba
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Data Guard
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.17%) VMware
4 11 (9.32%) IBM
5 8 (6.78%) SurfControl
5 8 (6.78%) Splunk
6 7 (5.93%) Kaspersky
6 7 (5.93%) HP
6 7 (5.93%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) Clearswift
7 6 (5.08%) Ab Initio
8 5 (4.24%) McAfee
8 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco
9 4 (3.39%) Symantec
9 4 (3.39%) Avaya
9 4 (3.39%) Lotus
9 4 (3.39%) Nortel
9 4 (3.39%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
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