The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.57% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 28.57% 41.94% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Salford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Salford

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 Salford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 12 (92.31%) Apple
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (92.31%) Splunk
2 12 (92.31%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (92.31%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (92.31%) LogRhythm
2 12 (92.31%) Patch Management
2 12 (92.31%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (92.31%) QRadar
3 10 (76.92%) SANS
3 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (76.92%) SSCP
3 10 (76.92%) CISSP
4 9 (69.23%) Information Security
5 8 (61.54%) Open Source
5 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
6 6 (46.15%) Case Management
6 6 (46.15%) Redis
6 6 (46.15%) logstash
6 6 (46.15%) Kibana
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Jetty
2 2 (15.38%) Mongrel
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
1 12 (92.31%) VoIP
1 12 (92.31%) VPN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Network Monitoring
1 12 (92.31%) Patch Management
1 12 (92.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 12 (92.31%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) Open Source
4 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
5 6 (46.15%) Case Management
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) SIEM
7 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
9 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
9 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
1 10 (76.92%) SANS
1 10 (76.92%) SSCP
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) QRadar
2 6 (46.15%) Kibana
2 6 (46.15%) logstash
3 3 (23.08%) RSA enVision
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Apple
1 12 (92.31%) IBM
1 12 (92.31%) LogRhythm
1 12 (92.31%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP