The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 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.

Unix
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 23
Contract jobs citing Unix 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 4.12% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 29.63% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 39 27 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 22.94% 13.92% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 24
Median daily rate £225 £231 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £25.00
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Suffolk

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Suffolk