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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 4 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.62% 7.46% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 27.40% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
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£425 £384 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
52 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.05% 27.24% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 10
Average daily rate £413 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.11% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 30 July 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
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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 -9 3 £425 +13.33% 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (33.33%) Information Management
5 3 (33.33%) Robot Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 1 (11.11%) TestLink
7 1 (11.11%) iptables
7 1 (11.11%) Iperf
7 1 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) TestLink
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Agilent