Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.29% 2.75% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 16.22% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Chester median daily rate £449 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.20% -26.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £264 £295 £263
90th Percentile £485 £404 £589
Cheshire median daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -4.69% -5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Chester median hourly rate - £11.23 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £35.61 -
% change year-on-year -29.80% - -

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 36 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.14% 16.97% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 37
Chester median daily rate £345 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -21.25% -
10th Percentile £159 £175 £253
90th Percentile £467 £450 £478
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £388 £422
% change year-on-year -9.68% -8.18% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 19
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £15.15 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.52% -10.04% +20.29%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.50 £13.86
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.00 £24.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.19% +8.21% -6.67%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) DataStage
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SAS
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) ER Studio
6 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Problem 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 3 (33.33%) SAS
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) DataStage
2 3 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ER Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Designer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM