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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.64% 2.62% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.72% 14.75% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
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£369 £400 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +228.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £220 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £400 £132
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
86 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.68% 17.73% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £272 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 0 11 £450 +12.50% 2
Corby - 2 £313 -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (46.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 18 (36.00%) Windows
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 14 (28.00%) Apache Solr
8 14 (28.00%) hybris
9 13 (26.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) Retail
10 10 (20.00%) Subversion
10 10 (20.00%) Endeca
11 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) Banking
12 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (16.00%) Marketing
13 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (14.00%) AWK
13 7 (14.00%) Apache
13 7 (14.00%) B2B
13 7 (14.00%) B2C
13 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
14 6 (12.00%) IBM
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) J2EE
14 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
15 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 14 (28.00%) Apache Solr
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) Ant
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 4 (8.00%) Java EE
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (6.00%) Spring
3 3 (6.00%) Struts
4 2 (4.00%) Flash
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) OAuth
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) PKI
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) AS400
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) LPAR
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.00%) Tandem
5 1 (2.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) B2B
5 7 (14.00%) B2C
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
10 2 (4.00%) ETL
10 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.00%) AWK
5 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) Delphi
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) REXX
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
2 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) hybris
3 10 (20.00%) Endeca
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) Axway
7 2 (4.00%) Intel
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) Sun
7 2 (4.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) Aruba
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) Perforce
8 1 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) EMC