The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 6.91% 2.65% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.53% 8.16% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate £300 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 28.19% 32.45% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 12
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.48 £8.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Winchester region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Winchester region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (38.46%) AIX
3 10 (38.46%) Smart Meter
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (30.77%) Solaris
5 8 (30.77%) Perl
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) POSIX
6 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 7 (26.92%) Sun
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (26.92%) iSeries
6 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (15.38%) V-Model
8 4 (15.38%) SaaS
8 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 4 (15.38%) Korn
8 4 (15.38%) VLAN
8 4 (15.38%) ERP
8 4 (15.38%) C

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) FCoE
2 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) Gradle
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Unix Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) POSIX
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Smart Meter
2 7 (26.92%) iSeries
3 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) AIX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) V-Model
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Case Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Certification
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) GPFS
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Arqiva
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