The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 30 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.76% 1.57% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 8.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
Average daily rate £295 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.47% 17.80% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 28
Average daily rate £235 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £227 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -8 7 £295 - 4
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (30.77%) PKI
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) KVM
6 2 (15.38%) ForgeRock
6 2 (15.38%) NoSQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) X.509
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JAAS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (15.38%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) ForgeRock
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Netezza
4 1 (7.69%) Greenplum
4 1 (7.69%) Vyatta
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