The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 29 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 23 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.66% 4.10% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.21% 30.00% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £381 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -33.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
95 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.23% 13.65% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £330 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 20 £400 +3.22% 2
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
2 14 (45.16%) Performance Testing
3 13 (41.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (32.26%) IBM
4 10 (32.26%) Tivoli
4 10 (32.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
7 7 (22.58%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) Degree
7 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
8 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
8 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
8 6 (19.35%) SDLC
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) MCSE
8 6 (19.35%) CAD
8 6 (19.35%) NetApp
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Performance Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Testing
1 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
2 13 (41.94%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
5 6 (19.35%) CAD
5 6 (19.35%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Volume Testing
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Tivoli
1 10 (32.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Ganglia
2 4 (12.90%) nmon
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica
5 2 (6.45%) Pega
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.45%) Teradata