The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 101 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 12 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.78% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.85% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Average daily rate £405 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.31 £31.15 -
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -
Unix Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1775 1881 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.77% 91.71% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1040 885
Average daily rate £380 £368 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 118 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport +20 6 £421 +12.36%
Hook - 2 £295 -
Unix Engineer
South East

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title 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 with Unix Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) SAN
3 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (50.00%) HPUX
4 9 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Motif
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 2 (11.11%) GoogleTest
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) CppUnit
8 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
8 2 (11.11%) Samba
8 2 (11.11%) Unified Process
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (11.11%) OO

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title 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 with Unix Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.11%) CppUnit
1 2 (11.11%) GoogleTest
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Rational Rose
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) HPUX
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 3 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
2 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) OOD
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) RUP
2 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Process
2 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat