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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 9.09% 7.69% 41.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 33.33% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 42.42% 23.08% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate £350 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £215 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £341 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Manchester

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 18 April 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
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) GPEN
4 1 (25.00%) OSCP
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) RHCE
4 1 (25.00%) CISA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 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 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) GPEN
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
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%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle