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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 20.51% 11.50% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 39.39% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -3.18%  
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 12 33 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 30.77% 29.20% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 6
Median daily rate £348 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.23% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £277 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £503 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Knutsford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) Control-M
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
5 2 (16.67%) Teradata
5 2 (16.67%) SSH
5 2 (16.67%) PKI

Unix
Top Related 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Lineage
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) RUP
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
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