The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.33% 4.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
Unix
Manchester

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
19 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 63.33% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £348 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £348 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) OpenNebula
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware