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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 23 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 23 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.76% 2.78% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.84% 20.93% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £355 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+54.88% -35.43%

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
89 43 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.31% 13.27% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 38
Median daily rate £315 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £200 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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
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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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 +8 22 £425 +9.67% 1
Unix
East Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 22 (56.41%) Performance Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle
3 18 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (38.46%) IBM
4 15 (38.46%) Tivoli
4 15 (38.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) Banking
6 13 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 10 (25.64%) Test Planning
9 9 (23.08%) AppDynamics
9 9 (23.08%) Ganglia
9 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 9 (23.08%) nmon
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) Volume Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
11 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
11 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.38%) VMware
12 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
12 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
12 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.38%) SDLC

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 (2.56%) SAS
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 14 (35.90%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Performance Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Service Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Workstream Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) AIX
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Performance Testing
2 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
3 18 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 10 (25.64%) Test Planning
6 9 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Volume Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) ITIL
7 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.38%) CAD
8 6 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.13%) ETL
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 15 (38.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (23.08%) Ganglia
2 9 (23.08%) nmon
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) AppDynamics
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.38%) NetApp
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Pega
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) Teradata
6 1 (2.56%) HP