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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 32 28 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing UNIX 3 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.21% 0.57% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 4.55% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
52 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.05% 12.57% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
Average daily rate £365 £210 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.80% -13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £162 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) XenServer
6 5 (29.41%) Information Management
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) CentOS
6 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
6 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Google
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Manager
1 8 (47.06%) Information Manager
1 8 (47.06%) Information Risk Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Server Support
3 4 (23.53%) Server Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Audit Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Audit Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) Information Management
2 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 3 (17.65%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
1 3 (17.65%) CISA
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
1 5 (29.41%) XenServer
2 3 (17.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Google
3 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft