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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 73 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.95% 3.47% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.92% 16.97% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £359
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
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
349 330 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.88% 20.46% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 182 154
Median daily rate £360 £313 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £161 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.69 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% -8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 1 £360 - 1
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Salford - 1 £350 - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 64 (42.11%) Linux
3 44 (28.95%) Oracle
4 37 (24.34%) Red Hat
5 34 (22.37%) Data Centre
6 33 (21.71%) Finance
7 32 (21.05%) Solaris
8 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
8 25 (16.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 24 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 23 (15.13%) ITIL
11 21 (13.82%) Clustering
12 20 (13.16%) SQL
13 19 (12.50%) AIX
13 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (11.84%) Windows Server
14 18 (11.84%) VMware
14 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
14 18 (11.84%) Shell Script
14 18 (11.84%) IBM
15 17 (11.18%) Apache
15 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (11.18%) Network Security
16 16 (10.53%) PCI DSS
16 16 (10.53%) Puppet
16 16 (10.53%) Splunk
16 16 (10.53%) Java
17 15 (9.87%) DB2
17 15 (9.87%) Mainframe

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 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
2 17 (11.18%) Apache
3 14 (9.21%) JBoss
3 14 (9.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.63%) Confluence
6 4 (2.63%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) Liferay
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.32%) SAS
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.32%) BASE24
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.18%) Network Security
2 12 (7.89%) Firewall
3 9 (5.92%) SAN
4 7 (4.61%) DNS
5 5 (3.29%) HTTP
5 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.63%) FTP
7 3 (1.97%) ATM
7 3 (1.97%) SMTP
7 3 (1.97%) SSH
8 2 (1.32%) LAN
8 2 (1.32%) LDAP
8 2 (1.32%) MRTG
8 2 (1.32%) SNMP
8 2 (1.32%) SSL
8 2 (1.32%) WAN
8 2 (1.32%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.66%) IMAP
9 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) DB2
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.63%) MySQL
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.32%) DataStage
8 2 (1.32%) MS Access
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.58%) JIRA
2 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.29%) Subversion
4 3 (1.97%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.97%) Selenium
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.32%) Gradle
5 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.32%) Introscope
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.32%) Maven
5 2 (1.32%) Toad
6 1 (0.66%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (21.71%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.76%) Consultant
2 26 (17.11%) Administrator
3 20 (13.16%) Analyst
4 17 (11.18%) Unix Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (7.24%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.58%) Unix Administrator
8 9 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Architect
9 8 (5.26%) DBA
9 8 (5.26%) Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) Middleware
2 5 (3.29%) J2EE
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (3.29%) Web Services
2 5 (3.29%) XML
3 4 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.97%) CSS
4 3 (1.97%) HTML
4 3 (1.97%) jQuery
5 2 (1.32%) Ajax
5 2 (1.32%) EDI
5 2 (1.32%) EJB
5 2 (1.32%) JDBC
5 2 (1.32%) JMS
5 2 (1.32%) JSP
5 2 (1.32%) SOAP
5 2 (1.32%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.32%) SWT
5 2 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.82%) Clustering
3 15 (9.87%) Mainframe
4 14 (9.21%) PKI
5 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.29%) Life Science
7 4 (2.63%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.97%) HACMP
8 3 (1.97%) Tandem
9 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) EMV
9 2 (1.32%) FMCG
9 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) LPAR
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 64 (42.11%) Linux
3 32 (21.05%) Solaris
4 19 (12.50%) AIX
4 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.84%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.29%) HPUX
7 5 (3.29%) SUSE
8 4 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.32%) CentOS
9 2 (1.32%) Debian
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.32%) OS/2
9 2 (1.32%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 23 (15.13%) ITIL
3 19 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (9.21%) High Availability
4 14 (9.21%) SIEM
4 14 (9.21%) Threat Management
4 14 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.89%) DevOps
5 12 (7.89%) Migration
6 11 (7.24%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (6.58%) Service Management
8 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.26%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.26%) Project Management
8 8 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) SQL
2 18 (11.84%) Shell Script
3 16 (10.53%) Java
4 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.61%) Python
6 5 (3.29%) Ruby
7 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.97%) C++
8 3 (1.97%) Korn
8 3 (1.97%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) COBOL
9 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) C#
10 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.66%) JCL
10 1 (0.66%) Lua
10 1 (0.66%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.66%) SQR
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.89%) CISM
2 12 (7.89%) CISSP
3 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.61%) MCP
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.63%) EMCSA
5 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) APMP
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) OCP
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.89%) COBIT
4 4 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (5.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (5.92%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.97%) Firmware
6 3 (1.97%) GPFS
7 2 (1.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.66%) Docker
8 1 (0.66%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.66%) iptables
8 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.66%) Squid
8 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.66%) vCloud
8 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.66%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Puppet
2 14 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (7.24%) SCCM
4 8 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (4.61%) SCOM
5 7 (4.61%) WSUS
6 6 (3.95%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.29%) Ansible
7 5 (3.29%) Nagios
7 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.97%) Graylog
9 3 (1.97%) OpenNebula
9 3 (1.97%) yum
10 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.32%) Cacti
10 2 (1.32%) nmon
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) Oracle
2 37 (24.34%) Red Hat
3 18 (11.84%) IBM
3 18 (11.84%) VMware
4 16 (10.53%) Splunk
5 14 (9.21%) Intel Security
5 14 (9.21%) Symantec
6 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.26%) HP
8 7 (4.61%) Citrix
8 7 (4.61%) Qualys
8 7 (4.61%) Veritas
9 5 (3.29%) Cisco
9 5 (3.29%) EMC
9 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.97%) hybris
10 3 (1.97%) Informatica
10 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 3 (1.97%) Sun
11 2 (1.32%) IBM Sterling