Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.16% 1.04% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 6.86% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 12
Northamptonshire median daily rate £328 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.09% +16.13% +0.53%
10th Percentile £306 £415 £301
90th Percentile £441 £485 £471
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £357 £413
% change year-on-year +8.70% -13.58% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +106.90% -19.44%

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 156 102 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 18.25% 15.20% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 78
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -6.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £170 £248 £149
90th Percentile £445 £483 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.13% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.16 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.77% -2.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.82 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £16.05 £14.80 £33.80
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% +6.30% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +2 22 £328 -29.06% 3
Unix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) Middleware
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
5 7 (25.93%) CICS
5 7 (25.93%) DB2
5 7 (25.93%) Tandem
5 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (25.93%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (22.22%) Puppet
6 6 (22.22%) Subversion
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (14.81%) Ansible
8 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
8 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum

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 (25.93%) CICS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ENOVIA
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.41%) npm
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.11%) HBase
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) NetBeans
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Cassandra DBA
2 3 (11.11%) DBA
2 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (11.11%) Kafka
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 2 (7.41%) Spring Security
5 2 (7.41%) Swagger
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) Tandem
3 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) SOLID
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.70%) HDFS
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) collectd
3 3 (11.11%) Grafana
3 3 (11.11%) Graphite
3 3 (11.11%) Kibana
3 3 (11.11%) logstash
4 2 (7.41%) Consul
4 2 (7.41%) Control-M
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.70%) Mesos
5 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Civica
2 1 (3.70%) ESRI
2 1 (3.70%) Intel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas