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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.92% 2.38% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 17.39% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£575 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +38.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
60 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.90% 13.69% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 4
Average daily rate £383 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -5.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) XenServer
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) CentOS
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) JUnit
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
7 4 (21.05%) Google Apps
7 4 (21.05%) Google

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Server Support
2 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Server Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Flash
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) CentOS
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
1 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (21.05%) hybris
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Axway