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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.54% 2.83% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +196.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £362
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
41 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.37% 14.15% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Average daily rate £315 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £338 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Marketing
8 3 (15.00%) Subversion
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (15.00%) Dependency Management
8 3 (15.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) SaaS
9 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
9 2 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (10.00%) hybris
9 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (10.00%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Deployment Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) B2C
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) AWK
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Delphi
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
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%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) OVSD
2 1 (5.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Endeca
3 2 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Lumension
4 1 (5.00%) Axway
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) HP