The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Unix Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 150 151 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.054% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3463 3674 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.88% 94.98% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2164 2158 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 193 198
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Unix Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Unix Consultant in the job title.

Unix Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unix Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Consultant across the North West region.

Unix Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -2 2 £388 +34.78%
Cheshire - 2 £300 -
Unix Consultant
England

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Unix Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas