Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 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.

Unix
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 55 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 38 162 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.33% 4.37% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 15.56% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 100 100
Median daily rate £410 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +2.27% +1.97%
10th Percentile £293 £325 £313
90th Percentile £503 £650 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £53.00 £55.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +26.44% -
10th Percentile £46.55 £55.00 £38.55
90th Percentile £59.85 £55.00 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £14.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +175.00% -67.82% +22.54%

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

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 434 1,041 1,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.63% 28.05% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 640 570
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £135 £225 £210
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £415
% change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 86 85
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -23.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £12.27 £10.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.38 £47.20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +12.90%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Unix in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant -1 5 £448 +7.63%
Portsmouth +24 4 £350 -22.22%
Southampton +17 4 £370 -15.43% 2
Fleet +14 4 £412 +25.42%
Winchester +2 3 £425 +21.43% 3
Fareham +5 2 £375 -21.05% 3
Andover - 2 £450 -
Farnborough +16 1 £90 -82.00% 2
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) Python
5 10 (26.32%) AWS
6 9 (23.68%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) Docker
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
10 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.16%) Microservices
10 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
10 5 (13.16%) Middleware

Unix
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 2 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Coveralls
3 3 (7.89%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (7.89%) GCP
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) HTTP
4 3 (7.89%) BGP
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.89%) NetScreen
4 3 (7.89%) OSPF
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) SpaceWire
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Bitbucket Server
3 4 (10.53%) Gradle
3 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) SonarQube
3 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) IntelliJ
4 3 (7.89%) JMeter
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.63%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Tester
2 4 (10.53%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Applications Tester
3 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Tester
4 2 (5.26%) AIX Support
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.63%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
3 3 (7.89%) RESTful
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) Spring Integration
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) YAML
5 1 (2.63%) Qt
5 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.53%) Project Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Release Train
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
1 10 (26.32%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) Java 8
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Korn
7 1 (2.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.89%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) OCP
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) GPG13
3 1 (2.63%) ECSS
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) GFS2
5 2 (5.26%) Samba
5 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) Terraform
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) Nessus
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (5.26%) SELinux
4 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.26%) vRealize
5 1 (2.63%) nmon
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Ariba
4 3 (7.89%) Brocade
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Juniper
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Thycotic
6 1 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software