Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.47% 1.25% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 7.50% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Chester median daily rate £350 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +15.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £293 £510 £425
90th Percentile £422 £536 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -18.48% +2.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.83% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.50% 16.67% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 38
Chester median daily rate £313 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.18% +4.38%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £334
90th Percentile £416 £486 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +21.65% -15.80%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.03 £14.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.83 £23.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year -13.33% -12.61% +6.22%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft