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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.70% 1.25% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 5.56% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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£325 £225 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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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
89 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.28% 22.50% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 25
Average daily rate £330 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 20
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) IPv4
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) HSRP
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Introscope
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.67%) HttpUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) French Language
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) MPEG
1 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Brocade
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) F5