The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 15 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.77% 0.55% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 2.86% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £250 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £250 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
UNIX
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 35 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.87% 19.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 38
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £144 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.81 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Suffolk region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Suffolk region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Ipswich - 12 £375 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (76.00%) VPN
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 18 (72.00%) Puppet
2 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Windows
4 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
5 15 (60.00%) DevOps
6 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (56.00%) Firewall
7 13 (52.00%) Replication
7 13 (52.00%) JSON
7 13 (52.00%) XML
7 13 (52.00%) DNS
7 13 (52.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 13 (52.00%) NoSQL
8 11 (44.00%) SAN
9 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (32.00%) Java
11 7 (28.00%) PKI
11 7 (28.00%) HP
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (24.00%) LAN
12 6 (24.00%) Sun Certification
12 6 (24.00%) VMware
12 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) VPN
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
4 13 (52.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 11 (44.00%) SAN
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) IPsec
7 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
9 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
9 2 (8.00%) HTTP
9 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
9 2 (8.00%) LDAP
9 2 (8.00%) X.509
9 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) JAAS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Replication
2 7 (28.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (20.00%) Network Management
3 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (32.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Sun Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ACCA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Puppet
1 18 (72.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (8.00%) OpenSSO
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Splunk
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) ForgeRock
5 2 (8.00%) New Relic
5 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) IBM