The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Manchester / Salford
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 14.12% 5.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 35.29% 44.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Salford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Salford region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 30 (90.91%) VoIP
2 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 30 (90.91%) VPN
2 30 (90.91%) Apple
2 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 30 (90.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 30 (90.91%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (90.91%) Patch Management
3 27 (81.82%) SANS
3 27 (81.82%) CISSP
3 27 (81.82%) SSCP
4 26 (78.79%) Splunk
4 26 (78.79%) Elastic Stack
4 26 (78.79%) QRadar
5 25 (75.76%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (60.61%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (60.61%) IBM
6 20 (60.61%) LogRhythm
7 18 (54.55%) Information Security
8 16 (48.48%) Case Management
9 15 (45.45%) Security Operations
10 14 (42.42%) Open Source
11 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
11 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
12 12 (36.36%) Cyber Attack
12 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) Jetty
2 3 (9.09%) Mongrel
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
1 30 (90.91%) LAN
1 30 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 30 (90.91%) VoIP
1 30 (90.91%) VPN
1 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (18.18%) Wireless
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) FTP
4 3 (9.09%) IPsec
4 3 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.03%) IMAP
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) MRTG
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Redis
2 2 (6.06%) MarkLogic
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Travis CI
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Security Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (30.30%) RESTful
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) Servlets
4 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.06%) JMS
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Cyber Attack
2 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Patch Management
1 30 (90.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (90.91%) Vulnerability Management
2 25 (75.76%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (60.61%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (54.55%) Information Security
5 16 (48.48%) Case Management
6 15 (45.45%) Security Operations
7 14 (42.42%) Open Source
8 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (27.27%) SIEM
10 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) Analytics
11 6 (18.18%) Data Analytics
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
12 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
14 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) CISSP
1 27 (81.82%) SANS
1 27 (81.82%) SSCP
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (3.03%) Dovecot
3 1 (3.03%) iptables
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) QRadar
2 10 (30.30%) Kibana
2 10 (30.30%) logstash
3 6 (18.18%) Nessus
3 6 (18.18%) Nexpose
3 6 (18.18%) Nmap
3 6 (18.18%) RSA enVision
4 4 (12.12%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Cacti
5 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Apple
2 26 (78.79%) Splunk
3 20 (60.61%) IBM
3 20 (60.61%) LogRhythm
4 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
4 6 (18.18%) Intel
4 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 6 (18.18%) NetWitness
4 6 (18.18%) Qualys
5 5 (15.15%) Snow
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) Google
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat