The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.57% 3.56% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 18.60% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 43 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.10% 19.11% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 49
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £171 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £12.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.49 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.25 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
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 2 October 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 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) Perl
3 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) C
4 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) Solaris
5 9 (28.13%) Juniper
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.88%) Brocade
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) MPLS
7 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
7 7 (21.88%) Apache
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) IPv6
8 6 (18.75%) Internet
8 6 (18.75%) Security Management
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) MPLS
1 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
2 6 (18.75%) IPv6
2 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) NAS
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
4 4 (12.50%) ATM
4 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 4 (12.50%) SSH
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) HTTP
6 2 (6.25%) Telnet
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) DMZ
7 1 (3.13%) SNMP
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Security Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) Laravel
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) Symfony
4 2 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Solaris
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Network Design
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) MVC
2 3 (9.38%) DevOps
2 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.25%) OWASP
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Security
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Web Development
3 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Perl
1 11 (34.38%) PHP
2 10 (31.25%) C
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Korn
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) sed
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) AWK
8 1 (3.13%) PHP5
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CISSP
6 2 (6.25%) CCIE
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Juniper
3 7 (21.88%) Brocade
3 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Lumension
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 4 (12.50%) Sophos
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
6 2 (6.25%) Zend
7 1 (3.13%) Sun
7 1 (3.13%) Motorola