The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.11% 0.63% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 2.38% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £500 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 - £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
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
40 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.73% 26.42% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 27
Median daily rate £500 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Unix.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) RHCE
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) vCloud
4 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) KVM
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) LXC
4 4 (40.00%) SFIA
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) BGP
1 2 (20.00%) Multicast
1 2 (20.00%) OSPF
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Mason
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) MPEG
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) SFIA
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) RHCE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) KVM
1 4 (40.00%) LXC
1 4 (40.00%) vCloud
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds