The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 29 June 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.

Unix
Northamptonshire > Northampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.32% 2.28% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 14.29% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Northampton median daily rate £375 £438 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -8.37%  
10th Percentile £316 £414 £292
90th Percentile £458 £471 £563
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 35 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 17.43% 15.98% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 51
Northampton median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £247 £110 £163
90th Percentile £538 £575 £463
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 27
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £15.13 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.14% +44.04%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £13.00 £18.88 £20.90
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year -21.61% +29.54%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Northampton

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Northampton

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Northampton over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Northampton

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Ganglia
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) nmon
2 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 6 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Progress Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) Mason
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) Volume Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) CAD
5 2 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 6 (33.33%) nmon
2 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
2 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Mesos
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Progress
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Veritas