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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.88% 8.10% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 35.42% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £215 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
52 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.12% 22.86% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 11
Average daily rate £375 £383 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +31.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) OpenEdge
6 2 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
6 2 (10.00%) Progress
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Progress Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Progress Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Pick Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OVSD
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Progress
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Lumension