Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 22 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 18 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.11% 4.65% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 23.08% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 12
Chester median daily rate £449 £310 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.84% -22.60% +3.35%
10th Percentile £355 £289 £263
90th Percentile £474 £476 £572
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £404 £400
% change year-on-year -7.18% +1.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Chester median hourly rate - £11.23 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £11.23 -
% change year-on-year +55.90% - -

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 45 52 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.79% 20.16% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 57
Chester median daily rate £355 £301 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.14% -27.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £217 £278 £263
90th Percentile £475 £465 £503
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £389 £425
% change year-on-year -7.40% -8.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Chester median hourly rate £19.03 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.93% - -
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.00 £21.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -8.47%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 9 (50.00%) Salt
4 8 (44.44%) Scala
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) DataStage
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) ER Studio
8 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Toad
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) OOD

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) DataStage
2 3 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ER Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Toad
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Scala
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) HP