Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 35 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -27
Contract jobs citing Unix 229 173 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.08% 4.94% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.52% 17.39% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 95 107
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £250 £260
90th Percentile £563 £545 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.50 £24.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £55.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%

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 1,064 995 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.23% 28.41% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 595 622
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +5.52%
10th Percentile £206 £150 £255
90th Percentile £575 £518 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 65 59
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +37.93% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.85 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -20.00%

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 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Hook +8 30 £333 +33.00% 1
Portsmouth -2 26 £450 +12.50% 4
Farnborough -4 21 £550 +27.54% 1
Fleet -10 19 £350 - 1
Havant -1 17 £365 -24.74% 2
Fareham +8 14 £438 -14.22% 5
Basingstoke -26 13 £444 +10.94% 12
Aldershot -6 7 £425 -
Winchester -9 7 £444 -6.58%
Gosport - 5 £375 - 1
Southampton -13 4 £400 - 2
Andover -6 1 £350 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 183 (79.91%) Linux
2 78 (34.06%) Java
3 74 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (31.88%) Middleware
5 68 (29.69%) SQL
6 67 (29.26%) Git (software)
7 58 (25.33%) Oracle
8 57 (24.89%) Unit Testing
9 56 (24.45%) Apache
10 52 (22.71%) Windows
11 51 (22.27%) Spring
12 49 (21.40%) Jenkins
13 46 (20.09%) Security Cleared
14 44 (19.21%) Shell Script
14 44 (19.21%) Degree
15 43 (18.78%) Kafka
15 43 (18.78%) Project Management
16 40 (17.47%) Python
17 39 (17.03%) Red Hat
18 38 (16.59%) VMware
18 38 (16.59%) GitHub
19 37 (16.16%) JSON
19 37 (16.16%) Software Engineering
20 36 (15.72%) SC Cleared
21 35 (15.28%) Subversion
21 35 (15.28%) JavaScript
21 35 (15.28%) C
22 34 (14.85%) UML
23 33 (14.41%) Tomcat
23 33 (14.41%) TDD

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 56 (24.45%) Apache
2 33 (14.41%) Tomcat
3 31 (13.54%) JBoss
4 9 (3.93%) GlassFish
5 8 (3.49%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.06%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (3.06%) IIS
7 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.62%) SAS
7 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.18%) JRun
8 5 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.75%) CICS
10 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.87%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.59%) GitHub
2 13 (5.68%) PaaS
3 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.06%) IaaS
6 5 (2.18%) SaaS
7 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.10%) Firewall
2 24 (10.48%) DNS
3 18 (7.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.55%) SNMP
5 10 (4.37%) SAN
6 7 (3.06%) Internet
7 6 (2.62%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.75%) Broadband
8 4 (1.75%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.75%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.75%) SSH
9 3 (1.31%) DHCP
9 3 (1.31%) DVB
9 3 (1.31%) VPN
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.87%) HTTP
10 2 (0.87%) OSPF
11 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.44%) FTP
11 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.41%) Hadoop
1 33 (14.41%) HBase
2 29 (12.66%) Big Data
3 27 (11.79%) Parquet
4 16 (6.99%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.68%) MySQL
5 13 (5.68%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (5.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.62%) Base SAS
10 6 (2.62%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.75%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (29.26%) Git (software)
2 49 (21.40%) Jenkins
3 35 (15.28%) Subversion
4 27 (11.79%) Gradle
5 24 (10.48%) GoogleTest
5 24 (10.48%) NUnit
6 23 (10.04%) Ant
6 23 (10.04%) ClearCase
6 23 (10.04%) CppUnit
7 13 (5.68%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.80%) NetBeans
9 7 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.62%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.18%) JIRA
11 5 (2.18%) JUnit
11 5 (2.18%) Phabricator
11 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.75%) JBehave
12 4 (1.75%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (10.04%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.31%) Automotive
3 3 (1.31%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Electronics
4 2 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (39.30%) Developer
2 45 (19.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.17%) Middleware Engineer
4 20 (8.73%) Software Engineer
5 16 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.11%) C Developer
6 14 (6.11%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (5.68%) Architect
8 11 (4.80%) Backend Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Tester
10 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.49%) Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) C Software Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.62%) Administrator
13 6 (2.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 6 (2.62%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (31.88%) Middleware
2 51 (22.27%) Spring
3 43 (18.78%) Kafka
4 37 (16.16%) JSON
5 32 (13.97%) RabbitMQ
6 31 (13.54%) J2EE
7 28 (12.23%) HTML
7 28 (12.23%) REST
8 27 (11.79%) Apache Avro
9 21 (9.17%) CSS
10 19 (8.30%) Web Services
11 13 (5.68%) XML
12 9 (3.93%) .NET
12 9 (3.93%) Node.js
12 9 (3.93%) RESTful
13 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.49%) Symfony
14 5 (2.18%) Hibernate
14 5 (2.18%) Java EE
15 4 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) Virtual Team
2 31 (13.54%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.17%) Derivative
5 12 (5.24%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.06%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) User Experience
10 3 (1.31%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.31%) iSeries
10 3 (1.31%) PKI
11 2 (0.87%) DataPower
11 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.87%) Tandem
12 1 (0.44%) Clustering
12 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 183 (79.91%) Linux
2 52 (22.71%) Windows
3 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.80%) AIX
4 11 (4.80%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.93%) Solaris
5 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.18%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.18%) zOS
7 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.89%) Unit Testing
3 43 (18.78%) Project Management
4 37 (16.16%) Software Engineering
5 34 (14.85%) UML
6 33 (14.41%) TDD
7 32 (13.97%) BDD
7 32 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.66%) Configuration Management
9 28 (12.23%) Benchmarking
9 28 (12.23%) DevOps
9 28 (12.23%) Scrum
10 26 (11.35%) OO
11 25 (10.92%) System Testing
12 24 (10.48%) Integration Testing
12 24 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (9.17%) Memory Management
13 21 (9.17%) Multithreading
13 21 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.06%) Java
2 68 (29.69%) SQL
3 44 (19.21%) Shell Script
4 40 (17.47%) Python
5 35 (15.28%) C
5 35 (15.28%) JavaScript
6 26 (11.35%) C++
6 26 (11.35%) Perl
7 23 (10.04%) PHP
8 16 (6.99%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.93%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.49%) VBScript
11 7 (3.06%) Java 8
12 6 (2.62%) C#
13 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.75%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.31%) Jython
15 3 (1.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (20.09%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.21%) Degree
3 36 (15.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.68%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.06%) CCIE
6 7 (3.06%) ISEB
6 7 (3.06%) MCITP
6 7 (3.06%) MCSE
6 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.18%) CCNA
8 3 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.87%) CCNP
9 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCSE
10 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.06%) GDPR
3 6 (2.62%) QA
4 4 (1.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.87%) PMO
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (14.41%) HDFS
2 28 (12.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 25 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (9.61%) Docker
5 14 (6.11%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.18%) XenApp
8 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.44%) Postfix
9 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (12.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 21 (9.17%) Puppet
3 20 (8.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 17 (7.42%) SELinux
5 13 (5.68%) HP ALM
6 8 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.49%) SCOM
7 7 (3.06%) SCCM
8 6 (2.62%) Data Guard
8 6 (2.62%) nmon
9 5 (2.18%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.75%) Ansible
11 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.87%) Oozie
12 2 (0.87%) Terraform
12 2 (0.87%) WSUS
13 1 (0.44%) Grafana
Vendors
1 58 (25.33%) Oracle
2 39 (17.03%) Red Hat
3 38 (16.59%) VMware
4 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.30%) Citrix
6 18 (7.86%) Cisco
6 18 (7.86%) HP
7 17 (7.42%) IBM
8 8 (3.49%) Remedy
8 8 (3.49%) Zend
9 5 (2.18%) Google
10 4 (1.75%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.75%) BMC
11 3 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.87%) ComArch
12 2 (0.87%) F5
12 2 (0.87%) McAfee
12 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
13 1 (0.44%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.44%) Splunk