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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.41% 2.38% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.56% 17.39% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
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£463 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% +10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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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
45 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.83% 13.69% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 19
Average daily rate £365 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
6 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
7 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
7 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (22.73%) XenServer
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) CentOS
7 5 (22.73%) Information Management
8 4 (18.18%) Google
8 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
8 4 (18.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Informix
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Risk Manager
1 8 (36.36%) Information Manager
1 8 (36.36%) Information Risk Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Server Support
3 4 (18.18%) Perl Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Server Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Audit Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
2 1 (4.55%) OLE
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Information Management
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
1 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISA
1 3 (13.64%) CISM
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
1 3 (13.64%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) XenServer
2 3 (13.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Google
3 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) IBM