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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.56% 2.82% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.56% 10.91% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £248 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £233 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £320 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.89%
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
36 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.94% 25.82% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 32
Average daily rate £200 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich +7 6 £248 -1.00% 3
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) PKI
3 4 (30.77%) OAuth
3 4 (30.77%) SPNEGO
3 4 (30.77%) ForgeRock
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
3 4 (30.77%) SAML
3 4 (30.77%) X.509
3 4 (30.77%) LDAP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) MPEG
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) Kerberos
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) X.509
2 3 (23.08%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) Multicast
2 3 (23.08%) OSPF
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) OAuth
2 4 (30.77%) SAML
2 4 (30.77%) SPNEGO
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Mason
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) MPEG
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) SFIA
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) LXC
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ForgeRock
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
Ipswich, Suffolk
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