The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 50 18
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -32
Contract jobs citing UNIX 26 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.93% 1.66% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 8.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 4
Average daily rate £380 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £438 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.74% 20.75% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 19
Average daily rate £235 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £258 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £438 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 7
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% -50.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UNIX
Hampshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Basingstoke region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basingstoke region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) DB2
3 19 (40.43%) Shell Script
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 16 (34.04%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (27.66%) Middleware
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle
8 11 (23.40%) Degree
9 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (19.15%) Cisco
10 9 (19.15%) IBM
10 9 (19.15%) ITIL V3
11 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) AIX
11 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
11 8 (17.02%) Replication
12 7 (14.89%) MPLS
12 7 (14.89%) Linux
12 7 (14.89%) PHP
12 7 (14.89%) SSL
12 7 (14.89%) SLA
12 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
12 7 (14.89%) Juniper
12 7 (14.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (14.89%) Internet
12 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
12 7 (14.89%) Brocade

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) MPLS
1 7 (14.89%) SSL
1 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) IPv6
3 3 (6.38%) FTP
3 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) ATM
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) DB2
2 14 (29.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) DBA
2 12 (25.53%) Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) DB2 DBA
4 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Database Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Data Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) XSD
4 2 (4.26%) XSLT
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) DataPower
3 3 (6.38%) HACMP
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Benchmarking
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Network Design
8 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Change Control
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.26%) Data Security
9 2 (4.26%) Security Management
9 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security
10 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.89%) PHP
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) C
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) Jython
7 2 (4.26%) XPath
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) REXX
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
4 2 (4.26%) OCP
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.38%) Control-M
2 3 (6.38%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.26%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
2 9 (19.15%) IBM
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) Juniper
4 7 (14.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 7 (14.89%) Brocade
5 6 (12.77%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Netezza
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Nokia
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Novell
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) HP
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