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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 126 122 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.13% 5.00% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.25% 22.59% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
480 540 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.56% 22.13% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 238
Average daily rate £375 £338 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 36
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +11 59 £400 +4.23% 15
Bracknell -11 14 £400 +16.78% 5
Newbury +8 11 £400 +100.00% 6
Slough -6 6 - - 4
Maidenhead -6 5 £450 +102.24% 2
Hungerford - 2 £375 - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 107 (43.32%) Linux
2 80 (32.39%) SQL
3 74 (29.96%) Java
4 63 (25.51%) Telecoms
5 60 (24.29%) Oracle
6 51 (20.65%) XML
7 44 (17.81%) Windows
8 43 (17.41%) Perl
9 41 (16.60%) AIX
10 40 (16.19%) DB2
10 40 (16.19%) WebSphere
11 36 (14.57%) Python
12 34 (13.77%) Solaris
13 32 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (12.55%) LTE
14 31 (12.55%) IBM
15 30 (12.15%) HTML
16 29 (11.74%) Shell Script
17 28 (11.34%) 3G
18 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
18 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
18 27 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (10.12%) 4G
19 25 (10.12%) Radio Access Network
20 24 (9.72%) Degree
20 24 (9.72%) TCP/IP
20 24 (9.72%) JavaScript
21 23 (9.31%) Ab Initio
21 23 (9.31%) VMware
21 23 (9.31%) Red Hat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (16.19%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.48%) Apache
3 14 (5.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.24%) JBoss
8 7 (2.83%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.62%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.21%) CMS
10 3 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.21%) Lync
11 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.81%) SAS
12 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.67%) MS Office
3 13 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Maximo
2 4 (1.62%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.81%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Unica
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.21%) HP Helion
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (0.81%) GitHub
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.55%) LTE
2 28 (11.34%) 3G
3 25 (10.12%) 4G
3 25 (10.12%) Radio Access Network
4 24 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.10%) Firewall
6 15 (6.07%) HTTP
7 14 (5.67%) 2G
8 11 (4.45%) DNS
8 11 (4.45%) ATM
8 11 (4.45%) VoIP
9 9 (3.64%) Broadband
9 9 (3.64%) VPN
10 8 (3.24%) SAN
10 8 (3.24%) 3GPP
10 8 (3.24%) Internet
10 8 (3.24%) IPsec
10 8 (3.24%) BGP
11 7 (2.83%) ISUP
11 7 (2.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.19%) DB2
2 23 (9.31%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 18 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.48%) OLTP
6 12 (4.86%) MS Access
7 11 (4.45%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.45%) Big Data
8 9 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.24%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (2.02%) MySQL
10 5 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (2.43%) HP UFT
1 6 (2.43%) JIRA
2 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.02%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.02%) Ant
2 5 (2.02%) JUnit
3 4 (1.62%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.62%) Selenium
3 4 (1.62%) Maven
4 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.21%) JBehave
4 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.21%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.40%) BitKeeper
General
1 63 (25.51%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.50%) Finance
3 14 (5.67%) Retail
4 13 (5.26%) Back Office
5 10 (4.05%) Electronics
6 8 (3.24%) Marketing
7 5 (2.02%) Billing
8 4 (1.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (24.29%) Developer
2 24 (9.72%) Analyst
3 16 (6.48%) Architect
3 16 (6.48%) C++ Developer
3 16 (6.48%) Ab Initio Developer
4 14 (5.67%) Support Engineer
5 12 (4.86%) Senior Developer
6 11 (4.45%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.05%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 9 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.24%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.24%) Consultant
9 8 (3.24%) Administrator
10 7 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.83%) Tester
10 7 (2.83%) Technical Manager
11 6 (2.43%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.43%) Project Engineer
11 6 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.65%) XML
2 30 (12.15%) HTML
3 23 (9.31%) J2EE
4 19 (7.69%) Web Services
5 15 (6.07%) STL
6 13 (5.26%) SOAP
7 10 (4.05%) CSS
7 10 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (4.05%) JSON
8 9 (3.64%) Middleware
8 9 (3.64%) Spring
9 8 (3.24%) Flash
9 8 (3.24%) XHTML
9 8 (3.24%) Java EE
10 7 (2.83%) RESTful
10 7 (2.83%) JSF
11 6 (2.43%) LAMP
12 5 (2.02%) JSP
13 4 (1.62%) Struts
13 4 (1.62%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.31%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.88%) PKI
4 12 (4.86%) AS400
5 11 (4.45%) iSeries
6 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.24%) DataPower
8 7 (2.83%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.21%) DTV
9 3 (1.21%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.21%) IPTV
9 3 (1.21%) Clustering
9 3 (1.21%) STB
9 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 107 (43.32%) Linux
2 44 (17.81%) Windows
3 41 (16.60%) AIX
4 34 (13.77%) Solaris
5 16 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.64%) HPUX
7 7 (2.83%) zOS
8 6 (2.43%) VMS
9 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.02%) Android
10 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.21%) CentOS
11 3 (1.21%) SUSE
12 2 (0.81%) Debian
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (9.31%) ITIL
3 21 (8.50%) Multithreading
4 19 (7.69%) Migration
5 17 (6.88%) SDLC
6 16 (6.48%) Automated Testing
7 14 (5.67%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.86%) ETL
8 12 (4.86%) Validation
8 12 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.45%) Low Latency
10 9 (3.64%) System Testing
10 9 (3.64%) Project Management
11 8 (3.24%) Service Management
11 8 (3.24%) TDD
11 8 (3.24%) Data Modelling
12 7 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.83%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.83%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.39%) SQL
2 74 (29.96%) Java
3 43 (17.41%) Perl
4 36 (14.57%) Python
5 29 (11.74%) Shell Script
6 24 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.31%) C++
8 12 (4.86%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.64%) C
10 7 (2.83%) PHP
11 5 (2.02%) MUMPS
12 2 (0.81%) Jython
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby
12 2 (0.81%) Korn
12 2 (0.81%) XPath
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) C#
13 1 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (9.72%) Degree
2 15 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.67%) CCNP
4 12 (4.86%) CCNA
5 8 (3.24%) HND
5 8 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.83%) HNC
6 7 (2.83%) ISEB
7 6 (2.43%) Sun Certification
7 6 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.43%) SCSA
8 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.62%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) PMP
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.64%) NFS
3 4 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) NDS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.62%) Puppet
6 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool/Proviso
7 1 (0.40%) yum
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.40%) Control-M
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (24.29%) Oracle
2 31 (12.55%) IBM
3 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.31%) Red Hat
4 23 (9.31%) Ab Initio
4 23 (9.31%) VMware
5 18 (7.29%) Sybase
6 17 (6.88%) HP
7 15 (6.07%) Citrix
7 15 (6.07%) SAP
8 14 (5.67%) Sun
9 11 (4.45%) Veritas
10 7 (2.83%) Cisco
11 6 (2.43%) Huawei
12 5 (2.02%) InterSystems
13 4 (1.62%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.62%) EMC
13 4 (1.62%) AppDynamics
14 3 (1.21%) F5
14 3 (1.21%) Sandvine
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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