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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.93% 3.98% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 25.81% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£375 £400 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +228.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £400 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £132
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.45
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.67%
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
63 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.72% 15.42% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 6
Average daily rate £380 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +196.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Banking
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Solr
7 6 (25.00%) hybris
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.67%) JUnit
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Marketing
10 3 (12.50%) Subversion
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) SaaS
10 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Build Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Flash
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) EMV
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.17%) LPAR
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) B2C
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Delphi
3 2 (8.33%) AWK
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) REXX
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) hybris
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Endeca
4 2 (8.33%) Axway
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) BMC