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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 39 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 0.81% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 3.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
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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
102 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.49% 22.70% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 59 53
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £33.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 4 September 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 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) Puppet
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) ISEB
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) JSP
5 7 (25.93%) MCITP
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Test Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Siebel Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Siebel Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Siebel Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Progress Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) JSP
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) PostGIS
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) CMMI
5 2 (7.41%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) EAI
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Go
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (25.93%) MCITP
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (3.70%) Progress