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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Unix 91 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.53% 2.36% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.21% 12.33% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
392 373 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.83% 19.16% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 182 168
Median daily rate £390 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 41 47
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £10.80 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £38.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Salford - 20 £450 - 1
Stockport -9 2 £403 - 2
Bolton -3 1 £375 -
Oldham - 1 £395 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Linux
2 71 (42.77%) Windows
3 50 (30.12%) Oracle
4 34 (20.48%) Python
5 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
6 30 (18.07%) Finance
6 30 (18.07%) VMware
7 29 (17.47%) Firewall
7 29 (17.47%) Java
7 29 (17.47%) CISSP
8 28 (16.87%) IBM
8 28 (16.87%) LAN
8 28 (16.87%) WAN
8 28 (16.87%) Patch Management
9 27 (16.27%) Puppet
9 27 (16.27%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (15.06%) VoIP
10 25 (15.06%) SQL
10 25 (15.06%) Apple
11 24 (14.46%) VPN
11 24 (14.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 24 (14.46%) SANS
12 23 (13.86%) SSCP
12 23 (13.86%) Splunk
13 22 (13.25%) AIX
14 21 (12.65%) Solaris
14 21 (12.65%) Red Hat
15 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
15 20 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (12.05%) DevOps

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 19 (11.45%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.83%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.42%) JBoss
3 9 (5.42%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.61%) Apache
4 6 (3.61%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.61%) SAS
5 5 (3.01%) CloudStack
5 5 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) CICS
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) BASE24
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Heroku
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 29 (17.47%) Firewall
3 28 (16.87%) LAN
3 28 (16.87%) WAN
4 25 (15.06%) VoIP
5 24 (14.46%) VPN
6 16 (9.64%) HTTP
7 11 (6.63%) DNS
8 7 (4.22%) Network Security
8 7 (4.22%) SMTP
9 6 (3.61%) ATM
9 6 (3.61%) FTP
9 6 (3.61%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.01%) DHCP
11 4 (2.41%) IMAP
11 4 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.41%) LDAP
11 4 (2.41%) MRTG
11 4 (2.41%) SAN
11 4 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.02%) MySQL
4 9 (5.42%) DB2
4 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.22%) Ingres
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (3.61%) Redis
8 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.61%) Eclipse RCP
3 6 (3.61%) Subversion
4 5 (3.01%) JIRA
5 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.81%) Selenium
7 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.20%) JMeter
7 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.20%) Toad
8 1 (0.60%) Ant
8 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.60%) Firebug
8 1 (0.60%) Hudson
8 1 (0.60%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Banking
3 4 (2.41%) Retail
4 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (19.28%) Analyst
2 17 (10.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.04%) Consultant
4 14 (8.43%) Developer
5 12 (7.23%) Administrator
6 11 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.82%) Architect
9 8 (4.82%) DBA
9 8 (4.82%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.82%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.01%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.01%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.45%) ELK Stack
2 14 (8.43%) J2EE
3 13 (7.83%) Middleware
4 12 (7.23%) Web Services
5 9 (5.42%) RESTful
6 8 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.61%) EJB
7 6 (3.61%) Swing
7 6 (3.61%) SWT
8 5 (3.01%) SOAP
8 5 (3.01%) XML
9 4 (2.41%) REST
10 3 (1.81%) .NET
10 3 (1.81%) CSS
10 3 (1.81%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.81%) JMS
10 3 (1.81%) Node.js
11 2 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.20%) HTML
11 2 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.84%) Mainframe
3 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.64%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.23%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (4.22%) Tandem
7 6 (3.61%) EMV
7 6 (3.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle Licensing
9 4 (2.41%) Clustering
10 3 (1.81%) PKI
10 3 (1.81%) Replication
10 3 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.81%) User Experience
11 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.20%) HACMP
11 2 (1.20%) Life Science
11 2 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 107 (64.46%) Linux
2 71 (42.77%) Windows
3 22 (13.25%) AIX
4 21 (12.65%) Solaris
5 11 (6.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.22%) CentOS
7 7 (4.22%) Debian
7 7 (4.22%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) HPUX
10 1 (0.60%) Android
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) Patch Management
2 27 (16.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 24 (14.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (12.05%) DevOps
5 19 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.84%) ITIL
6 18 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (10.24%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.43%) Case Management
8 14 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.43%) Information Security
9 13 (7.83%) Migration
9 13 (7.83%) Open Source
10 11 (6.63%) Analytics
10 11 (6.63%) SIEM
10 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.42%) Security Operations
12 8 (4.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.48%) Python
2 29 (17.47%) Java
3 25 (15.06%) SQL
4 19 (11.45%) Perl
5 18 (10.84%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.84%) Ruby
6 14 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.82%) C++
8 7 (4.22%) C
8 7 (4.22%) COBOL
9 6 (3.61%) Jython
9 6 (3.61%) PHP
10 5 (3.01%) Korn
11 4 (2.41%) C#
12 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) JCL
14 1 (0.60%) Lua
14 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) CISSP
2 24 (14.46%) SANS
3 23 (13.86%) SSCP
4 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.41%) CISM
8 4 (2.41%) MCP
8 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.81%) CCDP
9 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.20%) CCDA
10 2 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.20%) Degree
10 2 (1.20%) ISEB
10 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.61%) QA
3 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.81%) COBIT
5 1 (0.60%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.42%) Docker
4 8 (4.82%) vSphere
5 6 (3.61%) Xen
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.01%) XenServer
7 4 (2.41%) Dovecot
7 4 (2.41%) iptables
7 4 (2.41%) KVM
7 4 (2.41%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.41%) Squid
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.20%) GPFS
9 2 (1.20%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.60%) vCloud
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (16.27%) Puppet
2 20 (12.05%) QRadar
3 16 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.63%) Ansible
5 9 (5.42%) SCOM
6 8 (4.82%) Data Guard
6 8 (4.82%) Nessus
7 7 (4.22%) Nexpose
7 7 (4.22%) Nmap
7 7 (4.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (3.61%) Kibana
8 6 (3.61%) logstash
8 6 (3.61%) SCCM
9 5 (3.01%) Cobbler
10 4 (2.41%) Cacti
10 4 (2.41%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.41%) Nagios
10 4 (2.41%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.41%) OpenNebula
10 4 (2.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (30.12%) Oracle
2 30 (18.07%) VMware
3 28 (16.87%) IBM
4 25 (15.06%) Apple
5 23 (13.86%) Splunk
6 21 (12.65%) Red Hat
7 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.23%) LogRhythm
9 11 (6.63%) Intel Security
10 10 (6.02%) Intel
10 10 (6.02%) Qualys
11 9 (5.42%) ArcSight
12 8 (4.82%) NetWitness
13 7 (4.22%) Veritas
14 6 (3.61%) Sybase
15 4 (2.41%) Cyber-Ark
15 4 (2.41%) HP
15 4 (2.41%) hybris
15 4 (2.41%) Sun
16 3 (1.81%) Cisco
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