Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.27% 2.34% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.93% 11.48% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Chester median daily rate £320 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +4.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £278 £400 £346
90th Percentile £413 £553 £584
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 43 61 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.38% 20.40% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 56
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.17% +2.00%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £306
90th Percentile £465 £533 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -19.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.67 £11.08
90th Percentile £16.65 £14.88 £24.88
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year -3.70% -20.21% +12.80%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) ProC
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
5 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement

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 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ProC
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Local Government
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Support
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Laravel
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) Sass
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
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 2 (22.22%) PROC SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Macro
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee