The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.37% 2.62% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 21.74% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £379 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £396 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 24.21% 12.04% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £11.09
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Northampton region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Northampton region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 20 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Test Scripting
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle
3 16 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 13 (36.11%) IBM
4 13 (36.11%) Tivoli
4 13 (36.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 12 (33.33%) Banking
6 11 (30.56%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.22%) Ganglia
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 8 (22.22%) nmon
8 8 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
8 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
9 7 (19.44%) Volume Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
10 6 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 6 (16.67%) SDLC
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (2.78%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Performance Analyst
4 12 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) AIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Test Scripting
3 16 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 8 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
5 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Volume Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) CAD
7 6 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (5.56%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Tivoli
1 13 (36.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 8 (22.22%) Ganglia
2 8 (22.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) NetApp
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 2 (5.56%) Pega
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) Teradata
6 1 (2.78%) HP