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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.66% 4.83% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 23.33% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £388 £423 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £575 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
21 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.17% 20.69% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 12 February 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (7.69%) Informix
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Unix Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP