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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 12 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.26% - 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% - 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate
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£375 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 - £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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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
27 13 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.08% 15.29% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 33
Average daily rate £375 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £152 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (65.00%) Puppet
4 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (60.00%) DevOps
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 11 (55.00%) XML
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) Replication
6 11 (55.00%) JSON
6 11 (55.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (45.00%) SAN
8 7 (35.00%) HP
8 7 (35.00%) PKI
8 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (30.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) Java
9 6 (30.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) Solaris
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Active Directory

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) DNS
4 11 (55.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) IPsec
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
9 2 (10.00%) X.509
9 2 (10.00%) SSL
9 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
9 2 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
1 11 (55.00%) XML
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) JAAS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Replication
2 7 (35.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) ACCA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
1 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (10.00%) OpenSSO
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView
4 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Splunk
4 4 (20.00%) ForgeRock
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) IBM