The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 28 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 10.00% 13.89% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 34.48% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £435 £344 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.54% -6.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £255 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £371 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +42.34% -28.84%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 29 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 27.50% 40.28% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 13
Median daily rate £394 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Knutsford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Knutsford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Knutsford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) Veritas
3 5 (31.25%) SSH
3 5 (31.25%) PKI
3 5 (31.25%) Statistics
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) PMI
6 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) JBoss
6 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 1 (6.25%) Perl

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SSH
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Data Lineage
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Veritas
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata