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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 31 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.51% 5.66% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 20.17% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £341 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +15.04%
Unix
Hampshire

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
67 119 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.01% 28.07% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 61
Median daily rate £390 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £521 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Ruby
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) Vagrant
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 6 (46.15%) Serena
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris
8 2 (15.38%) HACMP
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Korn

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 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Mac OS X
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
4 2 (15.38%) NetWare
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
2 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
3 8 (61.54%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Korn
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) GPFS
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Serena
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Compaq
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Hitachi
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun