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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.08% 3.23% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 11.63% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
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 £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
56 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.57% 27.74% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 14
Average daily rate £275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.13 £9.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.94% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
(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 +2 7 £250 -44.44% 4
Haverhill - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 8 (30.77%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Client/Server
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) MFC
8 6 (23.08%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) Information Management
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) SAN
9 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 5 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) Puppet
9 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 4 (15.38%) User Stories
10 4 (15.38%) NoSQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) IPsec
5 3 (11.54%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) TestLink
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Calabash
3 1 (3.85%) Appium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) MFC
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) OO
1 6 (23.08%) OOD
1 6 (23.08%) Information Management
2 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Release Management
3 4 (15.38%) User Stories
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Shell Script
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
3 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Agilent
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