Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 187 170 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.98% 4.74% 6.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.39% 16.95% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 151
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £432 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.94% +8.55% -0.63%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £445 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.38% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +25.00% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £43.75 £29.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +19.72% -11.25%

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 1,017 1,003 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.11% 27.95% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 606 681
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.83%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 65
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.10 £48.09 £51.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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 +1 26 £400 - 4
Hook +7 23 £310 +24.00% 5
Fleet -8 19 £350 -
Farnborough 0 17 £550 +37.50% 2
Havant -2 15 £450 -7.22% 2
Winchester -10 10 £444 -6.58%
Basingstoke -29 6 £388 -10.20% 6
Fareham -3 5 £383 -25.00% 2
Southampton -14 5 £400 -5.88% 3
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Aldershot -3 2 £363 - 2
Andover -3 1 £350 - 2
Ringwood - 1 £155 -
Romsey - 1 £500 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 145 (77.54%) Linux
2 72 (38.50%) Windows
3 58 (31.02%) Middleware
4 55 (29.41%) Java
4 55 (29.41%) Oracle
5 53 (28.34%) Apache
5 53 (28.34%) Red Hat
6 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (24.60%) SQL
7 46 (24.60%) Security Cleared
8 45 (24.06%) VMware
9 43 (22.99%) Git (software)
9 43 (22.99%) Jenkins
10 42 (22.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (20.32%) Firewall
12 37 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (19.79%) Degree
13 34 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 33 (17.65%) JBoss
14 33 (17.65%) Python
14 33 (17.65%) Spring
14 33 (17.65%) SC Cleared
15 31 (16.58%) Tomcat
16 28 (14.97%) Software Engineering
16 28 (14.97%) Project Management
16 28 (14.97%) DNS
16 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
16 28 (14.97%) Unit Testing
16 28 (14.97%) DevOps
17 27 (14.44%) Puppet

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 53 (28.34%) Apache
2 33 (17.65%) JBoss
3 31 (16.58%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.88%) IIS
5 9 (4.81%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.21%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.21%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.67%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.14%) CICS
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.07%) GemFire
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.21%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.76%) GitHub
2 19 (10.16%) PaaS
3 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (7.49%) IaaS
6 13 (6.95%) SaaS
7 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.32%) Firewall
2 28 (14.97%) DNS
3 26 (13.90%) SAN
4 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.09%) SNMP
6 7 (3.74%) Internet
7 6 (3.21%) HTTP
7 6 (3.21%) VPN
8 5 (2.67%) SSL
9 4 (2.14%) DHCP
9 4 (2.14%) DVB
9 4 (2.14%) FTP
9 4 (2.14%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.14%) SMTP
10 2 (1.07%) Broadband
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.07%) NAS
10 2 (1.07%) Network Security
10 2 (1.07%) PuTTY
10 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.44%) Hadoop
2 24 (12.83%) HBase
3 17 (9.09%) Parquet
4 16 (8.56%) Big Data
5 13 (6.95%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.81%) MySQL
8 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (2.14%) DB2
12 4 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 43 (22.99%) Git (software)
1 43 (22.99%) Jenkins
2 27 (14.44%) Subversion
3 19 (10.16%) Eclipse
3 19 (10.16%) Gradle
4 14 (7.49%) NetBeans
5 12 (6.42%) GoogleTest
5 12 (6.42%) NUnit
6 11 (5.88%) Ant
6 11 (5.88%) ClearCase
6 11 (5.88%) CppUnit
7 7 (3.74%) JUnit
8 6 (3.21%) JIRA
9 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.14%) Toad
11 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.60%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.07%) Selenium
General
1 19 (10.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Automotive
3 3 (1.60%) Military
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (29.41%) Developer
2 29 (15.51%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.23%) Middleware Engineer
4 18 (9.63%) Architect
5 17 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.35%) Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) C Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.74%) Administrator
11 6 (3.21%) Hadoop Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (2.67%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (2.67%) Java Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.02%) Middleware
2 33 (17.65%) Spring
3 26 (13.90%) JSON
4 23 (12.30%) Kafka
4 23 (12.30%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (11.23%) Web Services
6 18 (9.63%) REST
7 17 (9.09%) Apache Avro
8 15 (8.02%) J2EE
9 14 (7.49%) RESTful
10 12 (6.42%) XML
11 10 (5.35%) HTML
12 8 (4.28%) SOAP
13 7 (3.74%) CSS
14 6 (3.21%) Apache Camel
14 6 (3.21%) LDAP
15 5 (2.67%) .NET
15 5 (2.67%) PrimeFaces
15 5 (2.67%) XHTML
15 5 (2.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Virtual Team
2 21 (11.23%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.35%) Derivative
6 8 (4.28%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.74%) PKI
8 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.14%) DataPower
9 4 (2.14%) iSeries
10 3 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.07%) Fintech
11 2 (1.07%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.07%) Tandem
12 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 145 (77.54%) Linux
2 72 (38.50%) Windows
3 42 (22.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.16%) AIX
5 18 (9.63%) Windows Server
5 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.49%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.42%) Solaris
8 10 (5.35%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.67%) zOS
10 4 (2.14%) Check Point GAiA
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.53%) HPUX
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.97%) DevOps
2 28 (14.97%) Project Management
2 28 (14.97%) Software Engineering
2 28 (14.97%) Unit Testing
3 26 (13.90%) UML
4 22 (11.76%) TDD
5 21 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (10.70%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (10.16%) BDD
8 18 (9.63%) Benchmarking
8 18 (9.63%) Problem Management
8 18 (9.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (8.56%) OO
10 15 (8.02%) Stress Testing
11 14 (7.49%) Issue Tracking
11 14 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (6.95%) Migration
12 13 (6.95%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.41%) Java
2 46 (24.60%) SQL
3 34 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 33 (17.65%) Python
5 23 (12.30%) Perl
6 20 (10.70%) C
7 16 (8.56%) C++
8 15 (8.02%) PL/SQL
9 13 (6.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.21%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.67%) PHP
11 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.14%) Tcl
13 3 (1.60%) C#
13 3 (1.60%) Jython
14 2 (1.07%) JCL
14 2 (1.07%) Korn
14 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.07%) REXX
14 2 (1.07%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (24.60%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.79%) Degree
3 33 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.74%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) CCSE
6 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.60%) CISM
7 3 (1.60%) CISMP
7 3 (1.60%) CISSP
7 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.07%) CCNP
8 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.07%) ISEB
8 2 (1.07%) RHCE
9 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) GDPR
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.60%) SLA
5 2 (1.07%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.07%) PMO
5 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.83%) HDFS
3 20 (10.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (8.02%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (7.49%) Hyper-V
6 13 (6.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (6.95%) XenApp
7 10 (5.35%) Active Directory
8 9 (4.81%) vSphere
9 6 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.07%) Docker
11 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.53%) Postfix
12 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (14.44%) Puppet
2 22 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 18 (9.63%) Hadoop YARN
4 17 (9.09%) SELinux
5 14 (7.49%) Data Guard
6 12 (6.42%) SCOM
7 10 (5.35%) SCCM
8 6 (3.21%) Ansible
8 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.67%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.14%) Ambari
11 3 (1.60%) HP ALM
11 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.60%) WSUS
11 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.07%) nmon
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (1.07%) Terraform
13 1 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (29.41%) Oracle
2 53 (28.34%) Red Hat
3 45 (24.06%) VMware
4 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
5 24 (12.83%) IBM
6 22 (11.76%) Citrix
7 21 (11.23%) HP
8 17 (9.09%) Cisco
9 13 (6.95%) 3PAR
10 12 (6.42%) Remedy
11 10 (5.35%) BMC
12 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.14%) Google
13 4 (2.14%) IronPort
14 3 (1.60%) McAfee
15 2 (1.07%) EMC
15 2 (1.07%) F5
15 2 (1.07%) Palo Alto
15 2 (1.07%) Splunk
16 1 (0.53%) Virgin Media