Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 11 December 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 88 169 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 4.97% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.88% 22.81% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 113 87
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £500 £545 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £40.25 - -
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £60.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -32.92% +62.16% -7.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 554 741 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.02% 21.81% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 500 392
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £154 £180 £175
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 83
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.05 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +16.20% -7.18% +7.73%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -14 6 £425 -5.56%
Altrincham - 4 - -
Stockport +4 3 - -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 54 (61.36%) Linux
2 40 (45.45%) Windows
3 21 (23.86%) Firewall
4 20 (22.73%) Oracle
5 19 (21.59%) Splunk
6 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
7 15 (17.05%) AIX
7 15 (17.05%) Banking
8 13 (14.77%) Migration
8 13 (14.77%) Python
8 13 (14.77%) ITIL
8 13 (14.77%) WAN
8 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
8 13 (14.77%) IBM
8 13 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (13.64%) ServiceNow
9 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 12 (13.64%) Snow
9 12 (13.64%) Mainframe
9 12 (13.64%) SNMP
9 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
10 11 (12.50%) VPN
10 11 (12.50%) Finance
10 11 (12.50%) Change Management
10 11 (12.50%) Analytics
11 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (11.36%) DevOps
11 10 (11.36%) Case Management
11 10 (11.36%) Patch Management

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (6.82%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.14%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) TPMS
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
1 4 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Firewall
2 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.77%) WAN
3 12 (13.64%) SNMP
4 11 (12.50%) VPN
5 10 (11.36%) LAN
5 10 (11.36%) VoIP
6 7 (7.95%) SSH
7 5 (5.68%) SAN
8 4 (4.55%) LDAP
9 3 (3.41%) DNS
9 3 (3.41%) Network Security
10 2 (2.27%) FTP
10 2 (2.27%) HTTP
10 2 (2.27%) SMTP
11 1 (1.14%) Broadband
11 1 (1.14%) Internet
11 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.09%) Big Data
3 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.27%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.27%) Redis
8 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.14%) DB2
9 1 (1.14%) IDMS
9 1 (1.14%) MySQL
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
2 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.05%) Banking
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
4 3 (3.41%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Architect
3 9 (10.23%) Administrator
3 9 (10.23%) Consultant
3 9 (10.23%) DBA
3 9 (10.23%) Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (6.82%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (9.09%) SOAP
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 7 (7.95%) REST
4 6 (6.82%) Kafka
4 6 (6.82%) Middleware
5 5 (5.68%) .NET
6 4 (4.55%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) MSMQ
6 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.55%) RESTful
7 3 (3.41%) CSS
7 3 (3.41%) React
8 2 (2.27%) DCOM
8 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.27%) HTML
8 2 (2.27%) HTML5
8 2 (2.27%) J2EE
8 2 (2.27%) Node.js
8 2 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 10 (11.36%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (5.68%) CMDB
3 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) HACMP
4 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Linux
2 40 (45.45%) Windows
3 15 (17.05%) AIX
4 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.82%) HPUX
7 5 (5.68%) Solaris
8 2 (2.27%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) Debian
8 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE
9 1 (1.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (14.77%) ITIL
1 13 (14.77%) Migration
2 11 (12.50%) Analytics
2 11 (12.50%) Change Management
3 10 (11.36%) Case Management
3 10 (11.36%) DevOps
3 10 (11.36%) Patch Management
3 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 8 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
5 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.82%) Open Source
6 6 (6.82%) Security Operations
7 5 (5.68%) SIEM
7 5 (5.68%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) Shell Script
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Python
3 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) Java
6 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.68%) C++
7 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.55%) Go
8 4 (4.55%) Perl
9 3 (3.41%) C
9 3 (3.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.27%) Ada
10 2 (2.27%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.14%) Ada 95
11 1 (1.14%) COBOL
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.14%) Fortran
11 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) CISSP
2 9 (10.23%) SANS
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) SSCP
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Apache Flume
2 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Docker
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) GPFS
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
4 2 (2.27%) LXC
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.14%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.14%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.14%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) QRadar
2 9 (10.23%) Ansible
3 8 (9.09%) Nessus
3 8 (9.09%) Nexpose
3 8 (9.09%) Nmap
4 4 (4.55%) Mesos
5 3 (3.41%) Puppet
6 2 (2.27%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.27%) Kibana
6 2 (2.27%) logstash
6 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.27%) Packer
6 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.14%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Oracle
2 19 (21.59%) Splunk
3 13 (14.77%) IBM
4 12 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 12 (13.64%) Snow
5 10 (11.36%) Apple
6 9 (10.23%) Intel
7 8 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 8 (9.09%) McAfee
7 8 (9.09%) Qualys
8 6 (6.82%) AlienVault
8 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.68%) HP
9 5 (5.68%) SAP
10 4 (4.55%) VMware
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco
11 2 (2.27%) Informatica
11 2 (2.27%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.27%) NetWitness
11 2 (2.27%) Veritas