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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 53 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 35 44 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 3.64% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 20.09% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
283 219 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.57% 18.10% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 112 133
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.15 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 47 (47.96%) Windows
2 35 (35.71%) Linux
3 33 (33.67%) Banking
4 29 (29.59%) Finance
4 29 (29.59%) Information Security
5 24 (24.49%) Mainframe
6 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.39%) Management Information System
7 19 (19.39%) Oracle
8 15 (15.31%) Shell Script
9 14 (14.29%) Perl
9 14 (14.29%) AIX
10 13 (13.27%) CSS
10 13 (13.27%) HTML
10 13 (13.27%) Middleware
10 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (12.24%) Economics
11 12 (12.24%) SQL
12 11 (11.22%) ITIL
12 11 (11.22%) Python
12 11 (11.22%) Web Development
13 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
13 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
13 10 (10.20%) Mac OS X
13 10 (10.20%) Splunk
14 9 (9.18%) Regular Expression
14 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.18%) Django
14 9 (9.18%) Git (software)

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.04%) Lync
4 2 (2.04%) CICS
5 1 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Project
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) LDAP
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.02%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) SNA
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) ATM
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) DB2
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.06%) QlikView
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.02%) DataStage
7 1 (1.02%) MSDE
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Subversion
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (33.67%) Banking
2 29 (29.59%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Administrator
3 16 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.22%) AIX Administrator
5 9 (9.18%) Python Developer
6 7 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Information Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Auditor
8 5 (5.10%) Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) IT Auditor
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) HTML
1 13 (13.27%) CSS
1 13 (13.27%) Middleware
2 9 (9.18%) Django
2 9 (9.18%) Regular Expression
3 4 (4.08%) Ajax
3 4 (4.08%) XML
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
5 2 (2.04%) jQuery
5 2 (2.04%) Drools
5 2 (2.04%) RESTful
5 2 (2.04%) XSLT
5 2 (2.04%) XHTML
5 2 (2.04%) JMS
5 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.04%) Struts
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) J2EE
5 2 (2.04%) EJB
6 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Mainframe
2 19 (19.39%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.24%) Economics
4 7 (7.14%) PMI
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 3 (3.06%) Firmware
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.04%) HACMP
7 2 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 2 (2.04%) DLPAR
7 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) Tandem
8 1 (1.02%) VSAM
8 1 (1.02%) Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.02%) LPAR
8 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Windows
2 35 (35.71%) Linux
3 14 (14.29%) AIX
4 10 (10.20%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.08%) Solaris
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.06%) zOS
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) OS/390
8 1 (1.02%) HPUX
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Information Security
2 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (11.22%) ITIL
4 11 (11.22%) Web Development
5 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.16%) Change Management
7 7 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 7 (7.14%) Migration
8 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.10%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.08%) ETL
10 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.06%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (3.06%) Analytics
11 3 (3.06%) Database Security
11 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) Shell Script
2 14 (14.29%) Perl
3 12 (12.24%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) Python
5 7 (7.14%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.10%) Ruby
8 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.04%) C
11 1 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) COBOL
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) PMP
1 7 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.04%) CISA
2 2 (2.04%) CISM
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.04%) MCP
2 2 (2.04%) MCSE
2 2 (2.04%) CCNA
2 2 (2.04%) CISSP
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.02%) RHCE
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) CCNP
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) GPEN
3 1 (1.02%) OSCP
3 1 (1.02%) GSEC
3 1 (1.02%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) XenApp
3 3 (3.06%) RHEV
4 2 (2.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.02%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.20%) Splunk
3 8 (8.16%) VMware
3 8 (8.16%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) Sybase
4 5 (5.10%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) NetApp
6 3 (3.06%) McAfee
6 3 (3.06%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 2 (2.04%) Intel
7 2 (2.04%) JBoss
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.02%) Sun
8 1 (1.02%) Dell
8 1 (1.02%) SurfControl
8 1 (1.02%) FatWire
8 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
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