Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 11.11% 11.49% 11.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.34% 40.00% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 22
Knutsford median daily rate £420 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.35% +30.77%
10th Percentile £292 £359 £331
90th Percentile £485 £438 £485
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
Knutsford 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 Knutsford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 23.98% 28.74% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 42
Knutsford median daily rate £373 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +11.48% +17.31%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £226
90th Percentile £486 £480 £461
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £15.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (52.63%) AIX
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Veritas
3 5 (26.32%) Clustering
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) Internal Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Confluence
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Docker

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 (10.53%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Administrator
1 10 (52.63%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) AIX
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Internal Audit
3 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Capita
5 1 (5.26%) IBM