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 26 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.68% 2.70% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 15.56% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
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 £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 8 45 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 6.72% 17.37% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 31
Median daily rate £350 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 2 £450 -10.00%
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) ReadSoft
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ReadSoft