The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 119 120 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.07% 4.68% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.34% 24.79% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £316 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
Unix
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
489 484 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 18.87% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 240 236
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Berkshire region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +14 30 £505 +26.25% 4
Reading -17 28 £338 -28.94% 11
Newbury -4 13 £360 -25.19% 1
Slough +8 6 £350 +12.00% 2
Maidenhead -2 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Wokingham - 1 £288 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 128 (57.66%) Linux
2 80 (36.04%) Oracle
3 61 (27.48%) Shell Script
4 56 (25.23%) SQL
5 53 (23.87%) Security Cleared
6 51 (22.97%) Windows
7 50 (22.52%) WebLogic
8 46 (20.72%) Solaris
8 46 (20.72%) SC Cleared
9 40 (18.02%) IBM
10 39 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (17.57%) Ansible
11 38 (17.12%) DevOps
12 37 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
13 36 (16.22%) Middleware
14 34 (15.32%) Configuration Management
14 34 (15.32%) Jenkins
15 33 (14.86%) Tomcat
16 32 (14.41%) Python
16 32 (14.41%) Java
16 32 (14.41%) Private Cloud
17 31 (13.96%) Migration
18 29 (13.06%) Telecoms
18 29 (13.06%) JSON
19 26 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (11.71%) RabbitMQ
19 26 (11.71%) JMS
19 26 (11.71%) Red Hat
19 26 (11.71%) Business Intelligence

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 50 (22.52%) WebLogic
2 33 (14.86%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.05%) IIS
3 9 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.60%) Apache
4 8 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.70%) iPlanet
6 6 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.80%) SAS
8 3 (1.35%) CMS
8 3 (1.35%) Confluence
8 3 (1.35%) JBoss
8 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.90%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.90%) Documentum
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.60%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (3.60%) Remedy AR System
2 8 (3.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.90%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.80%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.35%) Boomi
4 2 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (7.21%) SS7
2 13 (5.86%) Firewall
2 13 (5.86%) H.323
2 13 (5.86%) MGCP
2 13 (5.86%) SAN
3 11 (4.95%) GGSN
4 10 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.05%) GPRS
5 9 (4.05%) HTTP
5 9 (4.05%) UMTS
5 9 (4.05%) WCDMA
6 8 (3.60%) VoIP
7 7 (3.15%) CDMA
7 7 (3.15%) GSM
7 7 (3.15%) VLAN
8 6 (2.70%) BIG-IP
8 6 (2.70%) LDAP
8 6 (2.70%) SGSN
9 5 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.71%) Oracle Database
2 21 (9.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (6.76%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.60%) MySQL
6 7 (3.15%) Essbase
6 7 (3.15%) Hyperion Smart View
6 7 (3.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.70%) DB2
8 5 (2.25%) MS Access
9 4 (1.80%) Kalido
9 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.90%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (10.36%) Vagrant
5 14 (6.31%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.50%) JIRA
7 7 (3.15%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.25%) Maven
9 5 (2.25%) Subversion
10 4 (1.80%) ClearQuest
10 4 (1.80%) JUnit
11 3 (1.35%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.90%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.45%) Gradle
13 1 (0.45%) JMeter
13 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.45%) Serena SBM
General
1 29 (13.06%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.50%) Finance
2 10 (4.50%) Retail
3 7 (3.15%) Billing
4 4 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (13.96%) Consultant
1 31 (13.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (8.11%) Analyst
3 17 (7.66%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.21%) Architect
4 16 (7.21%) Network Engineer
5 15 (6.76%) Core Network Engineer
5 15 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.31%) Developer
6 14 (6.31%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.86%) Administrator
8 12 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.95%) Linux Support
10 10 (4.50%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.05%) DBA
11 9 (4.05%) Junior
11 9 (4.05%) Oracle Consultant
11 9 (4.05%) Technical Leader
12 8 (3.60%) Junior Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.60%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.22%) Middleware
2 29 (13.06%) JSON
3 26 (11.71%) JMS
3 26 (11.71%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (10.36%) XML
5 16 (7.21%) Web Services
6 15 (6.76%) SOAP
7 8 (3.60%) .NET
7 8 (3.60%) J2EE
7 8 (3.60%) JSP
8 7 (3.15%) HTML
9 5 (2.25%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.80%) Ajax
10 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.80%) CSS
10 4 (1.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.80%) PostGIS
10 4 (1.80%) REST
10 4 (1.80%) Spring
10 4 (1.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Private Cloud
2 16 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.50%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.60%) CMDB
6 6 (2.70%) Clustering
6 6 (2.70%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.35%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.90%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
8 2 (0.90%) IPTV
8 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) MPEG
8 2 (0.90%) NGOSS
8 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 128 (57.66%) Linux
2 51 (22.97%) Windows
3 46 (20.72%) Solaris
4 39 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (11.26%) Windows Server
7 21 (9.46%) AIX
8 12 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.45%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) CentOS
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) Fedora
12 1 (0.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.12%) DevOps
2 37 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (15.32%) Configuration Management
4 31 (13.96%) Migration
5 26 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.26%) ITIL
7 17 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.76%) ETL
8 15 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (6.31%) Test Scripting
10 13 (5.86%) Validation
11 12 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.95%) Functional Testing
12 11 (4.95%) Project Management
13 10 (4.50%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.50%) E-business
13 10 (4.50%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.50%) Use Case
13 10 (4.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.48%) Shell Script
2 56 (25.23%) SQL
3 32 (14.41%) Java
3 32 (14.41%) Python
4 14 (6.31%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.05%) C++
6 8 (3.60%) Perl
7 5 (2.25%) C
8 3 (1.35%) Groovy
9 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.90%) Korn
9 2 (0.90%) PHP
9 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.45%) ABAP
10 1 (0.45%) C#
10 1 (0.45%) Delphi
10 1 (0.45%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) SQR
Qualifications
1 53 (23.87%) Security Cleared
2 46 (20.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (4.50%) Degree
5 9 (4.05%) BC Cleared
5 9 (4.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.15%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.80%) CISSP
7 4 (1.80%) ISEB
8 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.35%) OCP
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) CEH
10 1 (0.45%) GCIA
10 1 (0.45%) GCIH
10 1 (0.45%) RHCA
10 1 (0.45%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.36%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.25%) QA
4 4 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.35%) KVM
5 3 (1.35%) vSphere
5 3 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (0.90%) Docker
6 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 1 (0.45%) HDFS
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) Postfix
7 1 (0.45%) qmail
7 1 (0.45%) RHEV
7 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.45%) Varnish
7 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (17.57%) Ansible
2 17 (7.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (7.66%) Puppet
3 11 (4.95%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.60%) Nagios
5 7 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (3.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.25%) Netcool
7 5 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.90%) Cacti
9 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.90%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.45%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.45%) Scalr
10 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (36.04%) Oracle
2 40 (18.02%) IBM
3 26 (11.71%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.46%) VMware
5 20 (9.01%) HP
6 16 (7.21%) Informatica
6 16 (7.21%) Remedy
7 13 (5.86%) EMC
8 11 (4.95%) Hyperion
8 11 (4.95%) Veritas
9 10 (4.50%) BMC
9 10 (4.50%) Sybase
10 9 (4.05%) Cisco
10 9 (4.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.60%) F5
12 7 (3.15%) Ericsson
12 7 (3.15%) Tableau
13 6 (2.70%) BEA
13 6 (2.70%) Siebel
13 6 (2.70%) Sun
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