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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Manchester / Salford
Rank 10 17 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 16.00% 4.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -  
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 Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 44.00% 21.43% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +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 Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 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

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Salford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Salford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Salford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Salford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 23 (92.00%) VoIP
2 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 23 (92.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (92.00%) VPN
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Apple
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 23 (92.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 23 (92.00%) Patch Management
3 20 (80.00%) SANS
3 20 (80.00%) SSCP
3 20 (80.00%) CISSP
4 19 (76.00%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (76.00%) QRadar
4 19 (76.00%) Splunk
5 18 (72.00%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (52.00%) LogRhythm
7 13 (52.00%) Case Management
7 13 (52.00%) IBM
8 12 (48.00%) Information Security
8 12 (48.00%) Security Operations
9 10 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) Open Source
10 9 (36.00%) Cyber Attack

Unix
Top Related 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Jetty
1 2 (8.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (8.00%) nginx
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
1 23 (92.00%) TCP/IP
1 23 (92.00%) VoIP
1 23 (92.00%) VPN
1 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) FTP
3 2 (8.00%) IPsec
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) JMS
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) Servlets
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Patch Management
1 23 (92.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (92.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (72.00%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (52.00%) Case Management
5 12 (48.00%) Information Security
5 12 (48.00%) Security Operations
6 10 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 6 (24.00%) Analytics
8 6 (24.00%) Data Analytics
8 6 (24.00%) SIEM
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
1 20 (80.00%) SANS
1 20 (80.00%) SSCP
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (76.00%) QRadar
2 7 (28.00%) Kibana
2 7 (28.00%) logstash
3 6 (24.00%) Nessus
3 6 (24.00%) Nexpose
3 6 (24.00%) Nmap
4 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
5 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Apple
2 19 (76.00%) Splunk
3 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 13 (52.00%) LogRhythm
4 6 (24.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (24.00%) Intel
4 6 (24.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (24.00%) NetWitness
4 6 (24.00%) Qualys
5 5 (20.00%) Snow
6 2 (8.00%) Google
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) HP