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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 19 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.54% 2.79% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.20% 22.22% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
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£450 £463 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +164.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
59 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.20% 12.53% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 18
Average daily rate £407 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £258 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 11 £478 -4.50% 2
Corby - 1 £325 -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 19 (37.25%) Windows
4 18 (35.29%) Java
5 17 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
7 13 (25.49%) Banking
8 11 (21.57%) Retail
8 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.61%) Subversion
9 10 (19.61%) Endeca
9 10 (19.61%) Apache Solr
9 10 (19.61%) hybris
10 9 (17.65%) Scrum
11 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.69%) Marketing
12 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (13.73%) Mainframe
12 7 (13.73%) AWK
12 7 (13.73%) B2B
12 7 (13.73%) B2C
12 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
12 7 (13.73%) Apache
13 6 (11.76%) C++
13 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
13 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (19.61%) Apache Solr
2 7 (13.73%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) VoIP
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) Ant
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Retail
4 8 (15.69%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Billing
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Integration Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Java EE
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss Seam
2 3 (5.88%) Struts
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) OAuth
4 1 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.96%) LPAR
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.96%) IVR
6 1 (1.96%) Tandem
6 1 (1.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
3 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) B2B
5 7 (13.73%) B2C
6 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) System Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 2 (3.92%) SDLC
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.73%) AWK
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.84%) Delphi
7 4 (7.84%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) Korn
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) VBA
9 1 (1.96%) REXX
9 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) OVSD
2 1 (1.96%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Endeca
2 10 (19.61%) hybris
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Axway
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 2 (3.92%) NetApp
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Aruba
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Lumension
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.96%) Perforce
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper