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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.79% 9.95% 11.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.84% 33.33% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 21
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
Unix
Hampshire

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
87 63 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.52% 29.86% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 55
Average daily rate £325 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £276 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.63 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.00%) Solaris
5 7 (25.00%) Release Management
6 6 (21.43%) System Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) ETL
7 5 (17.86%) SAS
7 5 (17.86%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Information Security
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Java

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (17.86%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.57%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 5 (17.86%) SAS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) C Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) HACMP
3 1 (3.57%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Release Management
2 6 (21.43%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.14%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) JSP 440
1 2 (7.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.57%) Pega
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) SIMUL8
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore