Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 October 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 59 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.54% 0.93% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 5.05% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Southampton median daily rate £469 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £457 £219 £413
90th Percentile £486 £440 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -17.39%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 133 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.96% 18.37% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 79
Southampton median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% -7.01%
10th Percentile £169 £149 £123
90th Percentile £500 £563 £443
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 14
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -37.50% +92.00%
10th Percentile £12.36 £10.10 £12.46
90th Percentile £50.38 £43.25 £48.96
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +25.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Southampton

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Southampton

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) ESET
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) ESET
2 1 (33.33%) VMware