Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 37 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 +14
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.42% 2.56% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 11.40% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 15
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £413 £225 £330
90th Percentile £438 £444 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £431 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +10.45% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% +100.00%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 114 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.76% 22.44% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 132
Southampton median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £116 £155 £264
90th Percentile £418 £514 £399
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 23
Southampton median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -37.50% -24.53%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £15.50 £47.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) XML

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA