The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing UNIX 27 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.35% 2.72% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.95% 10.10% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £312 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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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 Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.94% 26.90% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 45
Average daily rate £380 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £95 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 38 (88.37%) Linux
1 38 (88.37%) PowerShell
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 29 (67.44%) Ruby
3 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
4 28 (65.12%) Python
5 26 (60.47%) Puppet
6 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
6 24 (55.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (53.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (53.49%) Mac OS X
7 23 (53.49%) Shell Script
8 17 (39.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (30.23%) Heroku
10 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
10 13 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (25.58%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 11 (25.58%) .NET
12 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (20.93%) Security Testing
13 9 (20.93%) MCITP
13 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (30.23%) Heroku
3 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.33%) TKPROF
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
2 23 (53.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Test Specialist
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Siebel Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Siebel Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Siebel Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (25.58%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.93%) JSP
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (25.58%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (20.93%) Security Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
9 2 (4.65%) OO
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Time Management
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Change Control
10 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Line Management
10 1 (2.33%) QMS
10 1 (2.33%) Business Development
10 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) PowerShell
2 29 (67.44%) Ruby
3 28 (65.12%) Python
4 23 (53.49%) Shell Script
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Go
7 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) MCITP
2 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Siebel