The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stockport region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - - 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 16.00% 52.63% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £290 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -62.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) RHCE
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GPEN
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee