The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.96% 3.91% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 28.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£499 £420 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +97.64%
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 £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
UNIX
Northamptonshire

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
50 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.99% 13.97% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 1
Average daily rate £365 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) hybris
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) LPAR
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) LPAR
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Axway
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
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