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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 16 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.44% 0.93% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.00% 3.33% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
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£538 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.63% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £367 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
50 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.75% 27.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 32
Average daily rate £438 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.81 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.25 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £25.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 £525 - 3
Haverhill - - - -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
4 17 (51.52%) Web Services
4 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 17 (51.52%) Puppet
4 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
5 16 (48.48%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 14 (42.42%) Firewall
8 13 (39.39%) Replication
8 13 (39.39%) XML
8 13 (39.39%) DNS
8 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) NoSQL
8 13 (39.39%) JSON
8 13 (39.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (39.39%) DevOps
9 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (33.33%) SAN
10 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
12 6 (18.18%) OO
12 6 (18.18%) C++
12 6 (18.18%) Java
12 6 (18.18%) MFC
12 6 (18.18%) OOD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) VPN
2 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (39.39%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) JSON
3 6 (18.18%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) OO
2 6 (18.18%) OOD
2 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Information Management
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ACCA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.09%) KVM
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
1 17 (51.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
4 3 (9.09%) EMC
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) New Relic
5 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
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