The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.59% 4.63% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 20.41% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £338 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £368 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £568 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.34% -26.00%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 49 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 24.48% 22.69% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 53
Median daily rate £300 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £21.00 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Chester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Chester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Chester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Chester

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (54.55%) AIX
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Local Government
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) CESG
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) LDAP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Base SAS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ProC
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) webpack
General
1 5 (45.45%) Local Government
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Security Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Laravel
1 1 (9.09%) React
1 1 (9.09%) Sass
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Swim Lanes
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PROC SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Macro
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (9.09%) EMIR
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
1 3 (27.27%) SmoothWall
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Kofax
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) VMware