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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.94% - 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.56% - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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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
45 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.95% 24.30% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 17
Average daily rate £450 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £335 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £25.50 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) VPN
3 19 (63.33%) Shell Script
4 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Web Services
6 15 (50.00%) DNS
6 15 (50.00%) Firewall
6 15 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 14 (46.67%) JSON
7 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
7 14 (46.67%) Puppet
7 14 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (46.67%) Replication
7 14 (46.67%) XML
8 13 (43.33%) SAN
9 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) DevOps
11 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
13 7 (23.33%) Client/Server
14 6 (20.00%) OOD
14 6 (20.00%) OO
14 6 (20.00%) C++
14 6 (20.00%) MFC
15 5 (16.67%) Information Management
16 4 (13.33%) Software Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) VPN
2 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (50.00%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (43.33%) SAN
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) IPsec
6 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) JSON
2 14 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (20.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Replication
2 7 (23.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) OOD
2 6 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Information Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Shell Script
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ACCA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Puppet
1 14 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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