The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Ipswich region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.42% 2.27% 9.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 16.67% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
Average daily rate £350 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.89% 13.64% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 17
Average daily rate £239 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £265 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Suffolk

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) KVM
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) Kerberos

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (18.18%) X.509
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) JAAS
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Tcl
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) KVM
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (18.18%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) ForgeRock
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Vyatta
3 1 (9.09%) Google
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