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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 28 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.94% 3.79% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 14.49% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £25.83 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.95% -35.03%

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
38 69 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.73% 26.14% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 73
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.63 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 24 February 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 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) RHCE
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Onboarding Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (57.14%) RHCE
1 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IFS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) VMware