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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Consultant
England / North West
Rank - 156 132
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.10% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2494 3682 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.26% 94.73% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 2188 1735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) ETL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica