The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 29 24 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.58% 6.07% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 23.29% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £438 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.26% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £250 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £468
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 73 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 15.02% 26.07% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £320 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Basingstoke

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Basingstoke

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Basingstoke

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Basingstoke

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Frame Relay
8 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) Nagios
8 2 (12.50%) Middleware
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (12.50%) Solaris
8 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) ATM
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (12.50%) Frame Relay
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) BeanShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Opsview
1 2 (12.50%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy