The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.81% 3.85% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 19.51% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
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- £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £362
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.72% 19.71% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 7
Average daily rate £225 £236 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -32.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £16.30 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Ipswich region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Ipswich region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) Information Management
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TestLink
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Iperf
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Agilent