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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 0.67% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 2.94% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£338 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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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
108 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.86% 22.74% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 23
Average daily rate £335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Heroku
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Heroku
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) F5
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