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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.99% 8.77% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 34.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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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
33 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.85% 25.73% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 5
Average daily rate £413 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.11% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.38 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared