Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +19
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.69% 19.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 44.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 0
Salford median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.25 - £22.50

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 Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 31.25% 42.98% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 15
Salford median daily rate £406 £429 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% +17.47% +7.35%
10th Percentile £135 £375 £263
90th Percentile £450 £549 £418
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% +76.47% -15.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%

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 22 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 Salford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) SSCP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Nmap
1 6 (100.00%) Splunk
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Qualys
1 6 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (100.00%) Nexpose
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 6 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (100.00%) QRadar
1 6 (100.00%) SANS
1 6 (100.00%) Case Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Case Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) SANS
1 6 (100.00%) SSCP
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
1 6 (100.00%) Nexpose
1 6 (100.00%) Nmap
1 6 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Qualys
1 6 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (100.00%) Snow
1 6 (100.00%) Splunk
2 5 (83.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (16.67%) NetWitness