The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 123 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.85% 4.39% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.17% 20.67% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 49
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £433 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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
509 537 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.06% 21.22% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 253 198
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £181 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 53 £425 +6.25% 21
Bracknell -1 21 £410 +30.71%
Slough -1 9 £750 +215.78% 2
Newbury +5 8 £350 -13.58%
Maidenhead +8 7 £435 +122.82% 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 104 (47.27%) Linux
2 80 (36.36%) Java
3 74 (33.64%) SQL
4 68 (30.91%) Oracle
5 66 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 42 (19.09%) Windows
7 41 (18.64%) Perl
8 40 (18.18%) XML
9 35 (15.91%) HTML
10 28 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 27 (12.27%) Red Hat
12 26 (11.82%) Shell Script
12 26 (11.82%) J2EE
12 26 (11.82%) Python
12 26 (11.82%) WebSphere
13 25 (11.36%) C++
13 25 (11.36%) DB2
13 25 (11.36%) Relational Database
14 24 (10.91%) JavaScript
14 24 (10.91%) Solaris
14 24 (10.91%) Finance
15 23 (10.45%) RDBMS
15 23 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (10.00%) LTE
16 22 (10.00%) Multithreading
16 22 (10.00%) Degree
16 22 (10.00%) VMware
17 21 (9.55%) IBM
17 21 (9.55%) MS Excel
17 21 (9.55%) 3G

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (11.82%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.64%) Apache
3 16 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.00%) JBoss
6 9 (4.09%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.18%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.82%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.36%) Lync
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.36%) CMS
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.91%) SAS
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.45%) Node.js
11 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.45%) MS Office
3 11 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Maximo
2 4 (1.82%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.91%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.45%) Unica
4 1 (0.45%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) HP Helion
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (0.91%) GitHub
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 22 (10.00%) LTE
3 21 (9.55%) 3G
4 17 (7.73%) Radio Access Network
5 16 (7.27%) 4G
5 16 (7.27%) HTTP
6 12 (5.45%) Firewall
7 10 (4.55%) DNS
7 10 (4.55%) VoIP
8 9 (4.09%) SSH
9 8 (3.64%) ATM
9 8 (3.64%) 3GPP
9 8 (3.64%) IPsec
9 8 (3.64%) 2G
10 7 (3.18%) BGP
10 7 (3.18%) Internet
10 7 (3.18%) VPN
10 7 (3.18%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (2.73%) Skype
11 6 (2.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.36%) DB2
1 25 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 23 (10.45%) RDBMS
3 20 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.27%) OLTP
5 8 (3.64%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.18%) MS Access
6 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.73%) MySQL
7 6 (2.73%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.82%) Big Data
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.91%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.27%) Ant
2 5 (2.27%) JUnit
3 4 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.82%) Maven
3 4 (1.82%) Subversion
3 4 (1.82%) Selenium
4 3 (1.36%) JBehave
4 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.91%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.91%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.45%) JIRA
6 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) BitKeeper
General
1 66 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.91%) Finance
3 14 (6.36%) Retail
4 13 (5.91%) Back Office
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 7 (3.18%) Billing
6 7 (3.18%) Electronics
7 5 (2.27%) Banking
7 5 (2.27%) Front Office
8 2 (0.91%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (23.64%) Developer
2 21 (9.55%) Analyst
3 16 (7.27%) C++ Developer
4 15 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.45%) Consultant
6 10 (4.55%) Administrator
7 9 (4.09%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.09%) Project Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.18%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.18%) Architect
10 6 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.73%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.73%) Ab Initio Developer
11 5 (2.27%) OSS Consultant
11 5 (2.27%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.27%) Network Engineer
12 4 (1.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.18%) XML
2 35 (15.91%) HTML
3 26 (11.82%) J2EE
4 17 (7.73%) SOAP
5 16 (7.27%) Web Services
6 11 (5.00%) STL
6 11 (5.00%) CSS
7 10 (4.55%) Middleware
8 8 (3.64%) Flash
8 8 (3.64%) XHTML
9 7 (3.18%) RESTful
9 7 (3.18%) Spring
10 6 (2.73%) LAMP
10 6 (2.73%) Java EE
11 5 (2.27%) JSF
11 5 (2.27%) JSP
12 4 (1.82%) Worklight
12 4 (1.82%) JMS
12 4 (1.82%) Struts
12 4 (1.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.27%) PKI
3 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.18%) AS400
5 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.73%) iSeries
6 5 (2.27%) Open Source
6 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.27%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) MPEG
8 2 (0.91%) DTV
8 2 (0.91%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
8 2 (0.91%) STB
8 2 (0.91%) IPTV
8 2 (0.91%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.27%) Linux
2 42 (19.09%) Windows
3 24 (10.91%) Solaris
4 23 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.64%) AIX
6 6 (2.73%) VMS
7 5 (2.27%) Android
7 5 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.27%) zOS
8 4 (1.82%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.91%) HPUX
9 2 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 20 (9.09%) ITIL
3 19 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.00%) CRM
6 11 (5.00%) Migration
6 11 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (4.55%) OO
7 10 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 9 (4.09%) System Testing
8 9 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.64%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.64%) TDD
10 7 (3.18%) Release Management
10 7 (3.18%) Service Management
10 7 (3.18%) Change Management
10 7 (3.18%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.18%) Line Management
11 6 (2.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.36%) Java
2 74 (33.64%) SQL
3 41 (18.64%) Perl
4 26 (11.82%) Shell Script
4 26 (11.82%) Python
5 25 (11.36%) C++
6 24 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.55%) PHP
8 10 (4.55%) C
9 8 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.73%) MUMPS
11 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.36%) C#
12 2 (0.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.91%) Korn
12 2 (0.91%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.09%) CCNP
4 8 (3.64%) CCNA
5 7 (3.18%) ISEB
6 6 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.27%) HNC
7 5 (2.27%) HND
8 4 (1.82%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.82%) SCSA
9 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CISA
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.45%) PMP
10 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.27%) NFS
3 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.27%) Puppet
3 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.91%) logstash
5 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.91%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.45%) yum
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool/Proviso
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.45%) SCSM
6 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (30.91%) Oracle
2 27 (12.27%) Red Hat
3 22 (10.00%) VMware
4 21 (9.55%) IBM
5 20 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 18 (8.18%) Sybase
7 14 (6.36%) HP
8 12 (5.45%) Citrix
9 9 (4.09%) Sun
10 8 (3.64%) SAP
11 7 (3.18%) Ab Initio
11 7 (3.18%) Cisco
12 6 (2.73%) InterSystems
12 6 (2.73%) ComArch
13 5 (2.27%) Redknee
13 5 (2.27%) Tekelec
13 5 (2.27%) Sandvine
14 4 (1.82%) AppDynamics
14 4 (1.82%) Veritas
14 4 (1.82%) EMC
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