Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 52 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 -22 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 2.58% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 18.32% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 21
Northamptonshire median daily rate £463 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +6.90% -9.38%
10th Percentile £429 £321 £275
90th Percentile £486 £449 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -9.49% +6.80% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £19.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year +50.94% +10.42% -40.00%

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 98 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.24% 14.09% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 73
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.72% +6.67%
10th Percentile £188 £120 £250
90th Percentile £438 £563 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +29.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.90 £62.13 £16.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

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 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 22 November 2017. 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 -7 5 £463 +19.35%
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel

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 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Mesos
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel