Period
to 17 January 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 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.84% 0.44% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 2.22% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Southampton median daily rate £400 - £363
10th Percentile £219 - £223
90th Percentile £440 - £450
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £50.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.58% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 102 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 21.52% 19.65% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 67
Southampton median daily rate £375 £339 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% -0.37% -2.86%
10th Percentile £130 £115 £132
90th Percentile £463 £421 £515
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Southampton median hourly rate £13.50 £44.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.32% +214.29% -57.25%
10th Percentile £10.20 £15.46 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £51.11 £16.47
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +37.93% -17.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) nginx

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AppVeyor
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) ASP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Grafana
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Packer
1 1 (25.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware