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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 31 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.79% 5.90% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 16.67% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £418 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
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
67 126 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.69% 35.39% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 36
Average daily rate £394 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 14 (51.85%) Mac OS X
4 14 (51.85%) Python
4 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (51.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
4 14 (51.85%) Ruby
4 14 (51.85%) Puppet
4 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (51.85%) Vagrant
5 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
6 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Replication
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) PostGIS
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Serena
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (11.11%) HP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
1 14 (51.85%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DBA
2 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Build Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (25.93%) PostGIS
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Mac OS X
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) NetWare
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
2 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 14 (51.85%) Python
3 14 (51.85%) Ruby
4 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Serena
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Compaq
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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