Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 32 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 175 188 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.82% 5.32% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.27% 20.02% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 160
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £275
90th Percentile £544 £505 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +4.29% +4.61% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.42% -17.39% +50.33%
10th Percentile £39.45 £43.75 £44.70
90th Percentile £48.50 £51.25 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £43.25 £48.00
% change year-on-year -10.98% -9.90% +28.00%

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 958 939 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.40% 26.59% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 561 728
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £183 £200 £263
90th Percentile £561 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 67 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -60.53% +117.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.13
90th Percentile £46.57 £47.73 £56.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor 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 23 September 2018. 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
Portsmouth +9 33 £400 - 6
Hook +3 16 £300 +20.00% 2
Havant -7 13 £544 +12.11% 2
Farnborough -8 13 £500 +25.00% 5
Winchester -16 11 £425 -5.56% 2
Basingstoke -22 10 £400 -7.30% 3
Gosport - 9 £440 -
Fleet -10 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Southampton -34 5 £438 +2.94% 4
Ringwood - 3 £155 -
Fareham - 3 £425 - 4
Aldershot - 3 £358 - 1
Andover -9 1 £350 -28.57% 2
Romsey - 1 £500 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 129 (73.71%) Linux
2 70 (40.00%) Windows
3 59 (33.71%) Oracle
4 48 (27.43%) Java
5 45 (25.71%) SQL
6 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
7 43 (24.57%) Red Hat
8 42 (24.00%) VMware
9 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (19.43%) Middleware
12 32 (18.29%) SC Cleared
13 31 (17.71%) Apache
13 31 (17.71%) Firewall
14 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 29 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (16.57%) IBM
15 29 (16.57%) SAN
16 25 (14.29%) AIX
16 25 (14.29%) Degree
16 25 (14.29%) PaaS
17 24 (13.71%) Citrix
18 23 (13.14%) HP
18 23 (13.14%) RESTful
19 22 (12.57%) DNS
19 22 (12.57%) JBoss
19 22 (12.57%) Eclipse
19 22 (12.57%) XML
20 21 (12.00%) SNMP

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 31 (17.71%) Apache
2 22 (12.57%) JBoss
3 18 (10.29%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.43%) IIS
5 11 (6.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (5.71%) Apache Spark
6 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 8 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (3.43%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.29%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.71%) GemFire
12 2 (1.14%) CICS
13 1 (0.57%) CMS
13 1 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.43%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.29%) PaaS
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.00%) IaaS
4 13 (7.43%) SaaS
5 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (4.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) Firewall
2 29 (16.57%) SAN
3 22 (12.57%) DNS
4 21 (12.00%) SNMP
5 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (6.29%) HTTP
6 11 (6.29%) Internet
7 7 (4.00%) VPN
8 6 (3.43%) DHCP
8 6 (3.43%) FTP
8 6 (3.43%) SSL
9 5 (2.86%) PuTTY
9 5 (2.86%) SMTP
10 4 (2.29%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.71%) DVB
11 3 (1.71%) Network Security
11 3 (1.71%) VLAN
12 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.14%) NAS
12 2 (1.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.71%) Hadoop
1 17 (9.71%) MySQL
2 14 (8.00%) HBase
3 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Big Data
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.71%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.71%) Parquet
7 3 (1.71%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.14%) DB2
8 2 (1.14%) OLTP
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.57%) Eclipse
3 21 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (10.29%) Subversion
5 14 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (6.86%) NetBeans
7 11 (6.29%) JUnit
8 9 (5.14%) JIRA
9 8 (4.57%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.86%) Gradle
11 5 (2.86%) Maven
11 5 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.86%) XMLSpy
12 4 (2.29%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.71%) Selenium
14 2 (1.14%) JBehave
14 2 (1.14%) Phabricator
14 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.57%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.29%) Military
4 3 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (21.71%) Developer
2 19 (10.86%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.71%) Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Architect
4 14 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (7.43%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.86%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Administrator
8 8 (4.57%) Middleware Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.00%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) OSS Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Security Manager
11 5 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
11 5 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Security Analyst
11 5 (2.86%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) Middleware
2 23 (13.14%) RESTful
3 22 (12.57%) XML
4 21 (12.00%) Spring
5 19 (10.86%) JSON
6 18 (10.29%) Web Services
7 14 (8.00%) Kafka
7 14 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (7.43%) HTML
9 12 (6.86%) SOAP
10 8 (4.57%) .NET
10 8 (4.57%) CSS
10 8 (4.57%) REST
10 8 (4.57%) XSL
11 7 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.00%) J2EE
12 6 (3.43%) Apache Camel
12 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.86%) Java EE 5
13 5 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.86%) Virtual Team
3 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.71%) PKI
5 9 (5.14%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.43%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.86%) DataPower
8 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.86%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.29%) iSeries
10 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.14%) Fintech
12 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (73.71%) Linux
2 70 (40.00%) Windows
3 29 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (14.29%) AIX
5 20 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.57%) Solaris
7 13 (7.43%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.86%) Check Point GAiA
11 5 (2.86%) zOS
12 4 (2.29%) HPUX
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.57%) Debian
14 1 (0.57%) Slackware
14 1 (0.57%) SUSE
14 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.43%) DevOps
3 17 (9.71%) Software Engineering
3 17 (9.71%) TDD
4 16 (9.14%) BDD
4 16 (9.14%) Project Management
5 14 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.43%) Network Design
6 13 (7.43%) OO
6 13 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.43%) UML
7 12 (6.86%) Issue Tracking
7 12 (6.86%) Network Management
7 12 (6.86%) Scrum
7 12 (6.86%) Test Automation
8 11 (6.29%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.29%) SIEM
9 10 (5.71%) Migration
9 10 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.43%) Java
2 45 (25.71%) SQL
3 19 (10.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.86%) Python
4 17 (9.71%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.14%) Perl
6 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.14%) C#
8 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.86%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) PHP
10 4 (2.29%) C
11 3 (1.71%) Tcl
12 2 (1.14%) Java 8
12 2 (1.14%) JCL
12 2 (1.14%) Jython
12 2 (1.14%) Korn
12 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) REXX
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.29%) SC Cleared
3 25 (14.29%) Degree
4 15 (8.57%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.14%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) CISM
6 6 (3.43%) CISMP
6 6 (3.43%) CISSP
7 5 (2.86%) CCSE
7 5 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.29%) ISEB
9 3 (1.71%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.71%) CCNP
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.14%) CCIE
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.14%) RHCE
11 1 (0.57%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.14%) PMO
4 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.00%) HDFS
2 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (7.43%) XenApp
4 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.29%) vSphere
5 6 (3.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.43%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.57%) Docker
7 1 (0.57%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (8.57%) Puppet
1 15 (8.57%) SCOM
2 14 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 14 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (6.29%) SCCM
4 9 (5.14%) SELinux
5 5 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.86%) WSUS
6 4 (2.29%) Ansible
6 4 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.29%) Nessus
6 4 (2.29%) Nmap
7 3 (1.71%) Ambari
7 3 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.71%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (33.71%) Oracle
2 43 (24.57%) Red Hat
3 42 (24.00%) VMware
4 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 29 (16.57%) IBM
6 24 (13.71%) Citrix
7 23 (13.14%) HP
8 16 (9.14%) Cisco
9 13 (7.43%) 3PAR
10 11 (6.29%) Remedy
11 10 (5.71%) BMC
12 7 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.43%) ComArch
14 5 (2.86%) IronPort
14 5 (2.86%) McAfee
15 3 (1.71%) Google
15 3 (1.71%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.71%) Symantec
15 3 (1.71%) Veritas
16 2 (1.14%) Juniper