The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 25 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.33% 1.54% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 5.97% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
32 67 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.22% 25.77% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 62
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £138 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.36 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.53 £44.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) RHCE
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (16.67%) IFS
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) IFS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware