Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Unix
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 168 251 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.71% 6.44% 8.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.90% 22.63% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 231
Hampshire median daily rate £432 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.84% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £43.75 £29.25 £29.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £58.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +58.42%

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 994 1109 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.87% 28.47% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 677 763
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £547 £486
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 121
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.73
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
% change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Hampshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 17 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +11 53 £432 +0.06% 2
Hook -4 21 £250 -18.10%
Winchester +12 14 £475 +60.34% 2
Havant 0 11 £485 +7.78%
Farnborough +6 6 £400 -15.79% 1
Portsmouth -25 6 £400 +2.56%
Fleet +8 5 £350 -20.00% 1
Aldershot -1 2 - -
Fareham -6 2 £510 -11.30% 1
Southampton -6 2 £425 -1.45% 2
Andover +17 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 123 (73.21%) Linux
2 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (36.31%) SQL
4 57 (33.93%) Oracle
5 49 (29.17%) Red Hat
5 49 (29.17%) Java
6 47 (27.98%) Middleware
7 39 (23.21%) Windows
7 39 (23.21%) Security Cleared
7 39 (23.21%) Hadoop
8 38 (22.62%) Apache
9 36 (21.43%) Scrum
10 34 (20.24%) SC Cleared
10 34 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (19.64%) HDFS
12 32 (19.05%) HBase
12 32 (19.05%) Kafka
12 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 31 (18.45%) Linux Command Line
14 30 (17.86%) Jenkins
14 30 (17.86%) TDD
15 29 (17.26%) Tomcat
15 29 (17.26%) Big Data
16 27 (16.07%) Git (software)
16 27 (16.07%) Apache Spark
16 27 (16.07%) System Testing
17 26 (15.48%) Apache Hive
18 25 (14.88%) MapReduce
18 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
19 24 (14.29%) ETL

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 38 (22.62%) Apache
2 29 (17.26%) Tomcat
3 27 (16.07%) Apache Spark
4 21 (12.50%) JBoss
5 15 (8.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (7.74%) GemFire
8 12 (7.14%) SAS
9 10 (5.95%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.38%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.19%) nginx
13 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (4.76%) Siebel CRM
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.31%) PaaS
2 18 (10.71%) GitHub
3 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) Firewall
2 9 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.76%) DNS
4 6 (3.57%) SSL
5 5 (2.98%) 3GPP
5 5 (2.98%) ATM
5 5 (2.98%) CDMA
5 5 (2.98%) GPRS
5 5 (2.98%) GSM
5 5 (2.98%) Internet
5 5 (2.98%) ISDN
5 5 (2.98%) PSTN
5 5 (2.98%) SAN
5 5 (2.98%) UMTS
5 5 (2.98%) VoLTE
5 5 (2.98%) VoWiFi
5 5 (2.98%) WCDMA
6 4 (2.38%) HTTP
6 4 (2.38%) LAN
6 4 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.21%) Hadoop
2 32 (19.05%) HBase
3 29 (17.26%) Big Data
4 26 (15.48%) Apache Hive
5 18 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 16 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.74%) OLTP
9 12 (7.14%) IBM BigInsights
9 12 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (7.14%) Sqoop
10 11 (6.55%) MySQL
10 11 (6.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (6.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (6.55%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (6.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (5.95%) OLAP
11 10 (5.95%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 27 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.71%) Gradle
4 13 (7.74%) IntelliJ
4 13 (7.74%) JUnit
4 13 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.57%) JIRA
6 5 (2.98%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.38%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.36%) Finance
3 5 (2.98%) Military
4 3 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (31.55%) Developer
2 20 (11.90%) Administrator
3 17 (10.12%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Consultant
5 11 (6.55%) DBA
5 11 (6.55%) Hadoop Administrator
5 11 (6.55%) Network Engineer
5 11 (6.55%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Unix Specialist
8 8 (4.76%) Architect
8 8 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Systems Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.57%) C Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.98%) Middleware
2 32 (19.05%) Kafka
3 22 (13.10%) JSON
4 18 (10.71%) J2EE
4 18 (10.71%) Spring
5 16 (9.52%) RESTful
6 14 (8.33%) HTML
6 14 (8.33%) XML
7 13 (7.74%) Apache Camel
7 13 (7.74%) Spark Streaming
7 13 (7.74%) Spring Boot
7 13 (7.74%) Spring Integration
8 12 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.14%) Node.js
8 12 (7.14%) SOAP
8 12 (7.14%) Web Services
9 10 (5.95%) CSS
9 10 (5.95%) jQuery
10 9 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.45%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 15 (8.93%) Replication
4 10 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.76%) Derivative
7 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 2 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.60%) Clustering
10 1 (0.60%) CMDB
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.60%) DataPower
10 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 123 (73.21%) Linux
2 39 (23.21%) Windows
3 34 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (14.29%) AIX
5 14 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.95%) Solaris
7 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.98%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.98%) Windows NT
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.19%) Android
11 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.19%) Debian
11 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.60%) MVS
12 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.43%) Scrum
3 30 (17.86%) TDD
4 27 (16.07%) System Testing
5 25 (14.88%) MapReduce
5 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.29%) ETL
7 22 (13.10%) SOA
7 22 (13.10%) Unit Testing
8 21 (12.50%) DevOps
9 19 (11.31%) User Stories
10 18 (10.71%) Benchmarking
11 17 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (8.93%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (7.74%) Validation
14 12 (7.14%) OO
14 12 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
15 11 (6.55%) Data Management
15 11 (6.55%) Master Data Management
15 11 (6.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.31%) SQL
2 49 (29.17%) Java
3 23 (13.69%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.31%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.31%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.33%) C
6 9 (5.36%) Perl
7 7 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.98%) C++
9 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.38%) C#
10 3 (1.79%) Python
10 3 (1.79%) VBScript
11 2 (1.19%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.19%) Korn
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.24%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.90%) Degree
4 7 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.57%) CCNA
5 6 (3.57%) CCNP
6 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.60%) RHCE
8 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 33 (19.64%) HDFS
2 19 (11.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (7.74%) Apache Flume
4 10 (5.95%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (4.76%) Docker
6 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.19%) flannel
7 2 (1.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Puppet
2 17 (10.12%) Ambari
2 17 (10.12%) Hadoop YARN
3 14 (8.33%) Control-M
4 8 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (3.57%) SELinux
7 5 (2.98%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.98%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.19%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.19%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.60%) Ansible
11 1 (0.60%) Kibana
11 1 (0.60%) Oozie
11 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (33.93%) Oracle
2 49 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.90%) VMware
5 18 (10.71%) IBM
6 13 (7.74%) Citrix
7 11 (6.55%) Veritas
8 8 (4.76%) HP
8 8 (4.76%) Siebel
8 8 (4.76%) Splunk
8 8 (4.76%) Sybase
9 7 (4.17%) Cisco
10 5 (2.98%) Huawei
11 4 (2.38%) CyberArk
11 4 (2.38%) Informatica
11 4 (2.38%) Lieberman
11 4 (2.38%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.38%) Netezza
11 4 (2.38%) Thycotic
11 4 (2.38%) WSO2