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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.52% 4.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.79% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
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 £35.63 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+69.64% -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
47 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.97% 30.93% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 7
Average daily rate £425 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) Client/Server
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) OOD
8 6 (30.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) MFC
8 6 (30.00%) C++
8 6 (30.00%) Information Management
9 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (20.00%) Release Management
10 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
10 4 (20.00%) User Stories
11 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) MFC
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) OOD
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) Information Management
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Nmap
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
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