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 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 80 68 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.31% 4.47% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.39% 23.05% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 32
Median daily rate £375 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
374 295 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.15% 19.38% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 131 124
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 43 34
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 28 May 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
Stockport -8 1 £350 - 3
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 109 (57.07%) Linux
2 76 (39.79%) Windows
3 42 (21.99%) Oracle
4 36 (18.85%) Python
5 34 (17.80%) Bash Shell
6 33 (17.28%) Red Hat
6 33 (17.28%) Shell Script
7 30 (15.71%) IBM
7 30 (15.71%) SQL
7 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (15.71%) Ruby
8 29 (15.18%) Finance
9 28 (14.66%) Puppet
10 27 (14.14%) Data Centre
10 27 (14.14%) Configuration Management
10 27 (14.14%) Apache
10 27 (14.14%) Solaris
11 26 (13.61%) Subversion
12 25 (13.09%) Java
12 25 (13.09%) DevOps
13 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
13 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (10.99%) .NET
13 21 (10.99%) HTML
13 21 (10.99%) CSS
13 21 (10.99%) AIX
13 21 (10.99%) HTTP
13 21 (10.99%) Migration
14 20 (10.47%) Perl
15 18 (9.42%) Clustering

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 27 (14.14%) Apache
2 18 (9.42%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.85%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.28%) OpenStack
5 10 (5.24%) JBoss
5 10 (5.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.66%) Confluence
7 6 (3.14%) CloudStack
7 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.57%) SAS
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.52%) IIS
11 1 (0.52%) Liferay
11 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (3.14%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.62%) BASE24
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.99%) HTTP
2 17 (8.90%) DNS
3 14 (7.33%) Firewall
3 14 (7.33%) Network Security
4 12 (6.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.24%) SMTP
6 9 (4.71%) SNMP
7 6 (3.14%) ATM
7 6 (3.14%) FTP
7 6 (3.14%) SSH
7 6 (3.14%) SSL
8 5 (2.62%) DHCP
9 4 (2.09%) BGP
9 4 (2.09%) OSPF
9 4 (2.09%) SAN
10 3 (1.57%) LAN
10 3 (1.57%) LDAP
10 3 (1.57%) TACACS
10 3 (1.57%) VoIP
10 3 (1.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.42%) DB2
1 18 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.14%) MySQL
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.05%) MS Access
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (13.61%) Subversion
2 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.24%) JIRA
5 5 (2.62%) JUnit
5 5 (2.62%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.05%) Gradle
6 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.05%) Maven
6 2 (1.05%) PeopleTools
6 2 (1.05%) Selenium
6 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.05%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (15.18%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Banking
3 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.57%) Law
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Electronics
8 2 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (19.37%) Analyst
2 28 (14.66%) Technical Analyst
3 25 (13.09%) Developer
4 21 (10.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (9.95%) Consultant
6 18 (9.42%) Administrator
7 17 (8.90%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) Unix Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) .NET Developer
9 14 (7.33%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Architect
11 10 (5.24%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Platform Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.19%) Technical Support
13 8 (4.19%) Technical Support Analyst
14 7 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.99%) .NET
1 21 (10.99%) CSS
1 21 (10.99%) HTML
2 15 (7.85%) HTML5
2 15 (7.85%) Silverlight
3 13 (6.81%) XML
4 12 (6.28%) Web Services
5 11 (5.76%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (5.24%) Middleware
7 9 (4.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (4.19%) J2EE
9 7 (3.66%) jQuery
9 7 (3.66%) SOAP
10 5 (2.62%) Ajax
10 5 (2.62%) JSON
10 5 (2.62%) JSP
10 5 (2.62%) Spring
10 5 (2.62%) Spring MVC
10 5 (2.62%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.42%) Clustering
3 17 (8.90%) Mainframe
4 14 (7.33%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.24%) PKI
6 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.14%) Tandem
8 5 (2.62%) EMV
8 5 (2.62%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.62%) iPad
9 4 (2.09%) EMC VNX
9 4 (2.09%) Life Science
10 3 (1.57%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) FMCG
11 2 (1.05%) HACMP
11 2 (1.05%) LPAR
11 2 (1.05%) Statistics
12 1 (0.52%) Replication
12 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 109 (57.07%) Linux
2 76 (39.79%) Windows
3 27 (14.14%) Solaris
4 21 (10.99%) AIX
5 18 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.33%) Mac OS X
7 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.14%) HPUX
9 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.57%) CentOS
10 3 (1.57%) Debian
10 3 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.57%) SUSE
10 3 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.05%) OS/2
11 2 (1.05%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.14%) Configuration Management
3 25 (13.09%) DevOps
4 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (10.99%) Migration
5 17 (8.90%) High Availability
6 16 (8.38%) ITIL
6 16 (8.38%) Scrum
6 16 (8.38%) Web Development
7 14 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (7.33%) Web Design
8 12 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.24%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (5.24%) SIEM
9 10 (5.24%) Threat Management
9 10 (5.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.71%) Project Management
10 9 (4.71%) RUP
10 9 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.85%) Python
2 34 (17.80%) Bash Shell
3 33 (17.28%) Shell Script
4 30 (15.71%) Ruby
4 30 (15.71%) SQL
5 25 (13.09%) Java
6 20 (10.47%) Perl
7 16 (8.38%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.85%) C#
8 15 (7.85%) Scala
8 15 (7.85%) XAML
9 10 (5.24%) AWK
10 5 (2.62%) COBOL
10 5 (2.62%) Korn
10 5 (2.62%) PHP
11 4 (2.09%) C
12 3 (1.57%) C++
12 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.19%) CISM
2 8 (4.19%) CISSP
3 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.09%) EMCSA
5 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.57%) MCP
5 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.52%) APMP
7 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.52%) OCP
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.19%) COBIT
4 2 (1.05%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (3.14%) vSphere
4 6 (3.14%) Xen
4 6 (3.14%) XenServer
5 5 (2.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.57%) KVM
6 3 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.05%) Docker
7 2 (1.05%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.05%) Firmware
7 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.05%) iptables
7 2 (1.05%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.05%) Squid
7 2 (1.05%) vCloud
8 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 28 (14.66%) Puppet
2 18 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.38%) Tivoli
4 13 (6.81%) Cobbler
5 10 (5.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.14%) Nagios
6 6 (3.14%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.62%) Ansible
7 5 (2.62%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.62%) SCCM
7 5 (2.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 4 (2.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.09%) OpenNebula
8 4 (2.09%) Terraform
9 3 (1.57%) Cacti
9 3 (1.57%) Graylog
9 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.57%) SCOM
9 3 (1.57%) WSUS
9 3 (1.57%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (21.99%) Oracle
2 33 (17.28%) Red Hat
3 30 (15.71%) IBM
4 15 (7.85%) Telerik
5 14 (7.33%) VMware
6 11 (5.76%) Splunk
7 10 (5.24%) Intel Security
7 10 (5.24%) Symantec
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco
9 8 (4.19%) HP
10 7 (3.66%) CA
11 6 (3.14%) Citrix
11 6 (3.14%) EnterpriseDB
12 5 (2.62%) EMC
12 5 (2.62%) hybris
12 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (2.62%) Veritas
13 4 (2.09%) Qualys
13 4 (2.09%) SAP
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