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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.90% 4.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.92% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£248 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.63%
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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
37 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.87% 22.32% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 5
Average daily rate £250 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Information Management
8 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) MFC
8 6 (25.00%) OOD
8 6 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) User Stories
10 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (16.67%) Release Management
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 4 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (16.67%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
3 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) TestLink
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) MFC
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Information Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (25.00%) OOD
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Network Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Agilent
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