The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank - 31 23
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.10% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.63% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
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
41 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.64% 18.07% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 28
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £9.00 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £13.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) RHCE
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) vCloud
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) KVM
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) LXC
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) SFIA
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) SFIA
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) KVM
1 4 (66.67%) LXC
1 4 (66.67%) vCloud
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft