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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.53% 1.49% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.31% 8.16% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
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£575 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -21.42%
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
98 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.06% 18.22% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 10
Average daily rate £270 £208 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.12% -44.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £188 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £322 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
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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 -5 8 £575 +35.29%
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - - 1
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (56.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (23.33%) XenServer
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) Apache
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) CentOS
7 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.67%) J2EE
8 5 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) Perl
9 4 (13.33%) JUnit
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Python
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Server Support
3 5 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) LPAR
4 1 (3.33%) EMV
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.33%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Delphi
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (23.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Google
4 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 4 (13.33%) hybris
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Axway
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) BMC