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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.44% 5.56% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 27.12% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Average daily rate £375 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -0.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
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
44 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.05% 20.49% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 16
Average daily rate £338 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £180 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £545 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.11% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Wiki
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware