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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.15% 5.51% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 27.03% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 2
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£371 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
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
78 74 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.12% 20.39% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 21
Average daily rate £360 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -2 16 £371 -19.80% 3
Corby - 1 - -
UNIX
East Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Windows
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.08%) Banking
7 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.51%) Subversion
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) Apache Solr
9 7 (17.95%) hybris
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 6 (15.38%) Marketing
10 6 (15.38%) Endeca
11 5 (12.82%) Retail
11 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
11 5 (12.82%) B2C
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.26%) System Testing
12 4 (10.26%) B2B
12 4 (10.26%) HTML
12 4 (10.26%) JBoss
12 4 (10.26%) Apache
12 4 (10.26%) AWK
12 4 (10.26%) Spring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (17.95%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Progress Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Progress Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss Seam
2 3 (7.69%) Java EE
2 3 (7.69%) Struts
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) Flash
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) OAuth
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) LPAR
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) B2C
4 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) System Testing
5 4 (10.26%) B2B
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.56%) User Stories
8 1 (2.56%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.56%) Procedural Programming
8 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) AWK
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
6 2 (5.13%) Progress 4GL
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) Delphi
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OVSD
1 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) hybris
3 6 (15.38%) Endeca
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Progress
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Axway
6 1 (2.56%) Lumension