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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 66 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.39% 4.30% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.68% 21.86% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 13
Average daily rate
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£410 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £226 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+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
291 247 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.34% 19.68% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 67
Average daily rate £330 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 1 - - 3
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 69 (48.59%) Linux
2 43 (30.28%) Finance
3 35 (24.65%) Windows
4 31 (21.83%) Mainframe
5 29 (20.42%) Cisco
6 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
7 24 (16.90%) Solaris
7 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
8 22 (15.49%) MPLS
8 22 (15.49%) OSPF
8 22 (15.49%) BGP
8 22 (15.49%) Oracle
9 21 (14.79%) Firewall
9 21 (14.79%) AIX
10 20 (14.08%) Juniper
10 20 (14.08%) Migration
10 20 (14.08%) Data Centre
11 19 (13.38%) IBM
11 19 (13.38%) VPN
12 18 (12.68%) Banking
13 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
13 17 (11.97%) SAS
13 17 (11.97%) CCIE
13 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
14 16 (11.27%) VMware
15 15 (10.56%) BT
15 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (10.56%) JNCIA
15 15 (10.56%) JNCIP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 17 (11.97%) SAS
2 12 (8.45%) IIS
3 9 (6.34%) CICS
4 5 (3.52%) Apache
5 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.11%) nginx
7 2 (1.41%) Confluence
7 2 (1.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) Node.js
8 1 (0.70%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.70%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.70%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 2 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.49%) MPLS
1 22 (15.49%) OSPF
1 22 (15.49%) BGP
2 21 (14.79%) Firewall
3 19 (13.38%) VPN
4 15 (10.56%) IPv4
4 15 (10.56%) IPv6
4 15 (10.56%) Broadband
4 15 (10.56%) Ethernet
4 15 (10.56%) L2TP
4 15 (10.56%) RSVP
4 15 (10.56%) VRRP
4 15 (10.56%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (10.56%) BT 21CN
4 15 (10.56%) Junos
4 15 (10.56%) HSRP
4 15 (10.56%) IOS XR
5 13 (9.15%) SAN
6 11 (7.75%) WAN
7 9 (6.34%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) Base SAS
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.63%) DB2
5 7 (4.93%) MySQL
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.52%) DataStage
8 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.70%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.93%) GoogleTest
2 4 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.41%) Maven
3 2 (1.41%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) Ant
3 2 (1.41%) JUnit
3 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.70%) RSpec
4 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 18 (12.68%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Electronics
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Architect
3 15 (10.56%) Implementation Engineer
3 15 (10.56%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (10.56%) IP Engineer
4 10 (7.04%) Analyst
5 9 (6.34%) Technical Architect
5 9 (6.34%) SAS Developer
6 7 (4.93%) DBA
7 6 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (4.23%) Designer
8 5 (3.52%) Technical Design Leader
8 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.82%) C++ Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) HTML
2 11 (7.75%) CSS
3 9 (6.34%) Middleware
4 7 (4.93%) Software Packaging
5 6 (4.23%) XML
6 4 (2.82%) J2EE
6 4 (2.82%) Web Services
6 4 (2.82%) XSLT
6 4 (2.82%) XML Schema
6 4 (2.82%) Saxon XSLT
6 4 (2.82%) Django
7 2 (1.41%) jQuery
7 2 (1.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.41%) Ajax
7 2 (1.41%) Spring
7 2 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.41%) LAMP
7 2 (1.41%) XSD
7 2 (1.41%) JSP
8 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.83%) Mainframe
2 20 (14.08%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.04%) VSAM
3 10 (7.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.34%) Data Extraction
4 9 (6.34%) Replication
5 8 (5.63%) Clustering
6 7 (4.93%) Celerra
7 5 (3.52%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (3.52%) BeagleBone
7 5 (3.52%) BYOD
7 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.82%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.11%) PKI
9 3 (2.11%) DTV
9 3 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.59%) Linux
2 35 (24.65%) Windows
3 24 (16.90%) Solaris
4 21 (14.79%) AIX
5 7 (4.93%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.52%) CentOS
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.11%) zOS
8 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.70%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) Debian
10 1 (0.70%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
2 20 (14.08%) Migration
3 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.86%) OO
5 12 (8.45%) ITIL
5 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (7.75%) System Testing
7 10 (7.04%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.34%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.63%) TDD
9 8 (5.63%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.93%) DevOps
11 6 (4.23%) Change Control
11 6 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.23%) Web Design
11 6 (4.23%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.23%) ETL
12 5 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.56%) Java
2 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.45%) C
2 12 (8.45%) Python
3 11 (7.75%) Ruby
4 10 (7.04%) C++
5 9 (6.34%) COBOL
6 7 (4.93%) REXX
6 7 (4.93%) Scala
7 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.82%) XQuery
9 3 (2.11%) PHP
9 3 (2.11%) SQL
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.41%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.41%) Groovy
11 1 (0.70%) Caml Language
11 1 (0.70%) JCL
11 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) CCIE
1 17 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (10.56%) CCNP
2 15 (10.56%) CCIP
2 15 (10.56%) CCNA
2 15 (10.56%) JNCIA
2 15 (10.56%) JNCIP
3 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) CCEE
4 2 (1.41%) CCAA
4 2 (1.41%) MCSE
4 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) CCA
4 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) SLA
1 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.75%) XenApp
3 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.93%) Terminal Services
4 7 (4.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (2.82%) MetaFrame
5 4 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.41%) RACF
6 2 (1.41%) vSphere
6 2 (1.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.41%) Docker
6 2 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Puppet
2 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.82%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.41%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.41%) Nagios
5 2 (1.41%) Cacti
5 2 (1.41%) Ansible
5 2 (1.41%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
6 1 (0.70%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Cisco
2 22 (15.49%) Oracle
3 20 (14.08%) Juniper
4 19 (13.38%) IBM
5 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
6 16 (11.27%) VMware
7 15 (10.56%) BT
8 13 (9.15%) EMC
8 13 (9.15%) Citrix
9 12 (8.45%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.63%) CA
12 7 (4.93%) Nortel
12 7 (4.93%) Google
12 7 (4.93%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.82%) AppSense
14 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
14 3 (2.11%) SAP
14 3 (2.11%) HP
14 3 (2.11%) Avaya
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