The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.67% 5.14% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.50% 26.51% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £388 £406 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £423
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.33% 19.39% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 17
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £117 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.59 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -27.00%
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 Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Northamptonshire region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Northamptonshire region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 5 £388 -8.28% 2
Brackley - 1 £325 -
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Subversion
6 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
8 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 5 (17.24%) hybris
9 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.24%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) System Testing
9 5 (17.24%) AWK
10 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
11 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Billing
11 3 (10.34%) Scrum
11 3 (10.34%) VMware
11 3 (10.34%) AIX

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (20.69%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (3.45%) Informix
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Solr Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) Lucene
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) CESG
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) System Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) B2C
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.90%) ISMS
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) AWK
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCNA
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCDA
2 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) hybris
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Brocade
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) SAP