The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Hampshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 17 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 173 139 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.35% 8.03% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 27.36% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £38.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.51% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £23.85 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £41.75 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
640 508 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.89% 29.33% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 287 218
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 79
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

UNIX
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -2 50 £441 +26.07% 2
Basingstoke +14 13 £350 -17.64% 1
Havant +2 7 £438 +9.37% 3
Farnborough -6 6 £425 -8.15% 1
Winchester -6 5 £300 -6.25%
Southampton -18 4 £325 +0.77% 8
Portsmouth +4 3 £525 +44.82%
Andover -9 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 168 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 151 (44.02%) SC Cleared
2 151 (44.02%) Linux
3 141 (41.11%) Oracle
4 136 (39.65%) Windows
5 110 (32.07%) HP
6 94 (27.41%) Microsoft
7 92 (26.82%) HTML
8 90 (26.24%) .NET
9 88 (25.66%) ISTQB
10 84 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 82 (23.91%) ASP.NET
11 82 (23.91%) JSP
12 76 (22.16%) Oracle EBS
13 69 (20.12%) TCP/IP
14 66 (19.24%) SQL
15 64 (18.66%) Shell Script
16 61 (17.78%) SAN
17 60 (17.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 55 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
18 55 (16.03%) VMware
19 54 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
20 46 (13.41%) Windows XP
21 45 (13.12%) C
21 45 (13.12%) HTTPS
22 44 (12.83%) Cisco
22 44 (12.83%) Software Testing
23 41 (11.95%) DV Cleared
23 41 (11.95%) Java
24 40 (11.66%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 19 (5.54%) Apache
1 19 (5.54%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.25%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.79%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.50%) SAS
5 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.87%) IIS
10 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 33 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 76 (22.16%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.62%) Maximo
3 9 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (20.12%) TCP/IP
2 61 (17.78%) SAN
3 45 (13.12%) HTTPS
4 30 (8.75%) SSL
5 25 (7.29%) HTTP
6 22 (6.41%) DNS
7 16 (4.66%) Wireshark
8 14 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (4.08%) Internet
9 13 (3.79%) FTP
10 12 (3.50%) Firewall
11 11 (3.21%) SSH
12 10 (2.92%) X.400
12 10 (2.92%) NAS
12 10 (2.92%) SMTP
13 8 (2.33%) Network Security
14 7 (2.04%) MPLS
14 7 (2.04%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.75%) X.500
15 6 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.29%) Oracle Database
2 23 (6.71%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.25%) DB2
5 14 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.92%) Base SAS
7 10 (2.92%) MySQL
8 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (6.71%) LoadRunner
1 23 (6.71%) Subversion
2 22 (6.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (4.96%) NUnit
3 17 (4.96%) GoogleTest
4 16 (4.66%) CppUnit
4 16 (4.66%) Ant
4 16 (4.66%) ClearCase
5 14 (4.08%) Rational Rose
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.87%) Toad
8 2 (0.58%) JUnit
8 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.58%) JIRA
8 2 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.29%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.29%) Introscope
9 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.41%) Finance
3 17 (4.96%) Military
4 7 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (20.99%) Analyst
2 46 (13.41%) Test Analyst
3 35 (10.20%) Consultant
3 35 (10.20%) Developer
4 24 (7.00%) Tester
5 22 (6.41%) Architect
6 21 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 20 (5.83%) Administrator
8 18 (5.25%) Test Specialist
9 17 (4.96%) Test Engineer
10 15 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.79%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.50%) DBA
13 11 (3.21%) UNIX Administrator
14 10 (2.92%) Programmer
14 10 (2.92%) SAS Consultant
15 9 (2.62%) DB2 DBA
15 9 (2.62%) Performance Analyst
15 9 (2.62%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.82%) HTML
2 90 (26.24%) .NET
3 82 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 82 (23.91%) JSP
4 21 (6.12%) Middleware
5 19 (5.54%) Web Services
6 17 (4.96%) Motif
7 10 (2.92%) SOAP
8 9 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (2.33%) XML
9 8 (2.33%) J2EE
10 6 (1.75%) CSS
10 6 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (0.87%) XSLT
11 3 (0.87%) JPA
11 3 (0.87%) RESTful
11 3 (0.87%) JSON
12 2 (0.58%) SAML
12 2 (0.58%) Classic ASP
12 2 (0.58%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.08%) Derivative
2 10 (2.92%) Clustering
2 10 (2.92%) HACMP
2 10 (2.92%) Replication
3 7 (2.04%) Open Source
4 5 (1.46%) EMV
4 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.17%) LPAR
6 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.87%) DTV
6 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.58%) APACS
7 2 (0.58%) iPhone
7 2 (0.58%) PKI
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) STB
8 1 (0.29%) Economics
8 1 (0.29%) DataPower
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 151 (44.02%) Linux
2 136 (39.65%) Windows
3 55 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (13.41%) Windows XP
6 40 (11.66%) Solaris
7 39 (11.37%) Windows 2000
8 25 (7.29%) AIX
9 18 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.79%) HPUX
11 12 (3.50%) Windows 7
12 7 (2.04%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.46%) NetWare
14 3 (0.87%) Debian
15 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.58%) SUSE
16 1 (0.29%) SELinux
16 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.83%) Software Testing
2 38 (11.08%) Test Scripting
3 36 (10.50%) Software Engineering
4 30 (8.75%) Knowledge Management
5 25 (7.29%) Configuration Management
5 25 (7.29%) Project Management
6 23 (6.71%) Use Case
6 23 (6.71%) Test Strategy
7 19 (5.54%) Performance Testing
7 19 (5.54%) OOD
7 19 (5.54%) UML
7 19 (5.54%) Workflow
8 18 (5.25%) Validation
9 16 (4.66%) SOA
10 14 (4.08%) OO
10 14 (4.08%) RUP
10 14 (4.08%) Unified Process
10 14 (4.08%) Multithreading
11 13 (3.79%) Memory Management
11 13 (3.79%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 66 (19.24%) SQL
3 64 (18.66%) Shell Script
4 45 (13.12%) C
5 41 (11.95%) Java
6 35 (10.20%) Perl
7 32 (9.33%) Korn
8 26 (7.58%) PowerShell
9 22 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 21 (6.12%) PHP
10 21 (6.12%) Python
11 20 (5.83%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.37%) C++
12 15 (4.37%) VB
13 10 (2.92%) VBScript
14 7 (2.04%) sed
14 7 (2.04%) AWK
15 6 (1.75%) Ruby
15 6 (1.75%) REXX
15 6 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 168 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 151 (44.02%) SC Cleared
3 88 (25.66%) ISTQB
4 60 (17.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (11.95%) DV Cleared
6 31 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (7.58%) MCITP
9 25 (7.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 18 (5.25%) Degree
11 10 (2.92%) MCSE
12 9 (2.62%) ISEB
13 8 (2.33%) CCNA
14 7 (2.04%) CCNP
15 6 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.46%) CISSP
17 3 (0.87%) PMP
17 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.87%) CISA
17 3 (0.87%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.21%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.54%) Nmap
3 12 (3.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (2.33%) vSphere
6 7 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.46%) vCloud
7 5 (1.46%) GPFS
8 4 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.58%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.29%) Samba
10 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (11.66%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (8.16%) Tivoli
3 19 (5.54%) Nessus
4 18 (5.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (4.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.87%) MOM
9 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.58%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.29%) Cacti
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.29%) Nagios
10 1 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 141 (41.11%) Oracle
2 110 (32.07%) HP
3 94 (27.41%) Microsoft
4 55 (16.03%) VMware
5 44 (12.83%) Cisco
6 30 (8.75%) IBM
7 25 (7.29%) Citrix
8 23 (6.71%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.79%) Juniper
10 11 (3.21%) Sun
10 11 (3.21%) Netezza
11 10 (2.92%) Brocade
12 9 (2.62%) McAfee
13 8 (2.33%) EMC
13 8 (2.33%) Hitachi
14 7 (2.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 7 (2.04%) Sophos
14 7 (2.04%) Lumension
15 6 (1.75%) ICL
15 6 (1.75%) Compaq
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago