The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.67% 3.27% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 22.73% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% +10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.62% 14.38% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 20
Average daily rate £400 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
Northamptonshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Perl
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) CentOS
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (23.81%) XenServer
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) MySQL
7 5 (23.81%) Apache
7 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
7 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) Information Management
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) Google
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Informix
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Risk Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Information Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Information Risk Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Perl Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Server Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Server Support
6 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Audit Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Storage Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) OLE
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) CentOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
3 5 (23.81%) Information Management
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
1 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) CISA
1 3 (14.29%) CISM
1 3 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
1 5 (23.81%) XenServer
2 3 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) IBM