The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank - 16 20
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 3.39% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 27 12 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 20.45% 10.17% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Median daily rate £255 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -14.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Ipswich

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Ipswich

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Ipswich