Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 58 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing Unix 34 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.18% 0.90% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.99% 6.52% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 24
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £433 £315
90th Percentile £538 £488 £443
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.50 £30.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +38.33% +4.58% +125.00%

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

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 162 92 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.93% 13.81% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 56 102
Northamptonshire median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £121
90th Percentile £450 £444 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 18
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.09 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.87% -24.85% +34.09%
10th Percentile £11.94 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £16.40 £13.90 £62.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.73% +11.11% +8.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Northamptonshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Northamptonshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Northamptonshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Northamptonshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +14 25 £328 -30.93% 4
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 17 (50.00%) Linux
1 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 16 (47.06%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (26.47%) Middleware
6 8 (23.53%) Mainframe
6 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 7 (20.59%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (20.59%) CICS
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) DB2
7 7 (20.59%) Tandem
8 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
9 5 (14.71%) Docker
9 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
9 5 (14.71%) HBase
9 5 (14.71%) Control-M
9 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.71%) ETL
9 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (14.71%) Kafka
9 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
9 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
9 5 (14.71%) High Availability

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (20.59%) CICS
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (20.59%) DB2
3 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
4 5 (14.71%) HBase
4 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Cassandra DBA
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) DBA
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) Kafka
3 4 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 8 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 7 (20.59%) Tandem
3 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 16 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) AWK
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
1 1 (2.94%) IAS 39
1 1 (2.94%) IFRS
1 1 (2.94%) IFRS 9
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Control-M
2 4 (11.76%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) Consul
2 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Terraform
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.88%) collectd
3 2 (5.88%) Grafana
3 2 (5.88%) Graphite
3 2 (5.88%) Kibana
3 2 (5.88%) logstash
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.94%) Mesos
4 1 (2.94%) Oozie
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) HP
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) NetApp
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Civica
3 1 (2.94%) Dell
3 1 (2.94%) ESRI
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Intel
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) Teradata
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas
3 1 (2.94%) VMware