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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 19 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.57% 3.01% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 11.63% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £248 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £230 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £250 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
Unix
Suffolk

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 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.07% 25.90% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 22
Average daily rate £200 £225 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +64.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) RHCE
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) MPEG

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Multicast
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) MPEG
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) LXC
1 2 (25.00%) vCloud
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
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