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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.29% - 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% - 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 11
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
35 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.74% 13.25% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 27
Average daily rate £213 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.70 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
1 19 (86.36%) VPN
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 16 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (68.18%) Puppet
5 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
5 14 (63.64%) Firewall
5 14 (63.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (63.64%) Linux
5 14 (63.64%) DNS
6 13 (59.09%) Web Services
6 13 (59.09%) XML
6 13 (59.09%) JSON
6 13 (59.09%) Replication
6 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
7 12 (54.55%) DevOps
7 12 (54.55%) SAN
8 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (31.82%) PKI
9 7 (31.82%) Java
10 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 6 (27.27%) HP
11 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
11 5 (22.73%) VLAN
11 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 5 (22.73%) IPsec
11 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
1 19 (86.36%) VPN
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Reverse Proxy
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 12 (54.55%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
4 5 (22.73%) IPsec
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 2 (9.09%) X.509
6 2 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
1 13 (59.09%) XML
1 13 (59.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) JAAS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Replication
2 7 (31.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
2 5 (22.73%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) ACCA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (18.18%) KVM
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (68.18%) Puppet
3 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (9.09%) OpenSSO
5 1 (4.55%) OpenView
5 1 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Splunk
3 4 (18.18%) ForgeRock
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Vyatta
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM