The median contractor rate for a Unix Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Unix Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 90 111
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 1 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% 1.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 1.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 23 3
Median daily rate £425 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -17.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £400
% change year-on-year +3.73% -9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £31.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1697 1882 2030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.39% 94.48% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1180 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 104 150
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Engineer in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Engineer in Hampshire

Unix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Unix Engineer
South East

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) VMware