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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South East / Berkshire
Rank 44 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 67 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.52% 3.57% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.38% 20.28% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 60
Median daily rate £500 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
264 434 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.86% 17.61% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 245 263
Median daily rate £450 £386 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Reading -15 27 £500 +17.64% 10
Newbury +11 8 £375 -3.22% 5
Maidenhead +4 8 £450 +9.75% 3
Slough +6 3 £420 +23.52% 1
Bracknell -3 3 £500 +2.56% 2
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 102 (70.34%) Linux
2 62 (42.76%) Windows
3 56 (38.62%) Shell Script
4 54 (37.24%) Oracle
5 52 (35.86%) IBM
6 45 (31.03%) Solaris
7 41 (28.28%) SQL
8 39 (26.90%) AIX
9 32 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (21.38%) Java
10 31 (21.38%) SAN
11 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 30 (20.69%) DevOps
12 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 29 (20.00%) VMware
13 28 (19.31%) Python
13 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
14 26 (17.93%) Cisco
15 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 24 (16.55%) Middleware
17 23 (15.86%) ITIL
18 22 (15.17%) Ansible
19 20 (13.79%) Telecoms
20 19 (13.10%) Mainframe
20 19 (13.10%) HTML
20 19 (13.10%) EMC
20 19 (13.10%) TCP/IP
20 19 (13.10%) NetApp
20 19 (13.10%) JSON

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 14 (9.66%) Apache
2 12 (8.28%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.28%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.90%) Commerce Server
3 10 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.45%) JBoss
6 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.76%) SAS
7 3 (2.07%) IIS
7 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.69%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.69%) GemFire
9 1 (0.69%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Office
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Fredhopper
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.45%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.38%) Sonata
4 1 (0.69%) Maximo
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (1.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.38%) SAN
2 19 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.72%) Firewall
3 17 (11.72%) HTTP
4 14 (9.66%) ICMP
5 13 (8.97%) SSH
6 12 (8.28%) LAN
7 10 (6.90%) DNS
8 8 (5.52%) VLAN
9 7 (4.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.14%) VPN
10 6 (4.14%) WAN
11 5 (3.45%) ATM
11 5 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.45%) VoIP
12 4 (2.76%) FTP
12 4 (2.76%) IGMP
12 4 (2.76%) SNMP
13 3 (2.07%) RSVP
13 3 (2.07%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) DB2
2 15 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.38%) Big Data
8 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.38%) MS Access
8 2 (1.38%) MySQL
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.83%) ClearQuest
4 6 (4.14%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.14%) Maven
4 6 (4.14%) ProC
4 6 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.45%) Ant
5 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.76%) Subversion
6 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.38%) JIRA
8 2 (1.38%) JUnit
8 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) AppScan
9 1 (0.69%) GDB
9 1 (0.69%) Gradle
9 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.34%) Law
3 11 (7.59%) Finance
4 8 (5.52%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Electronics
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
6 3 (2.07%) Billing
6 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (17.93%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) Analyst
3 19 (13.10%) Consultant
4 16 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Architect
6 10 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 7 (4.83%) Java Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.83%) Python Developer
7 7 (4.83%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) Java Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Technical Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.55%) Middleware
2 19 (13.10%) HTML
2 19 (13.10%) JSON
3 18 (12.41%) XML
4 16 (11.03%) CSS
5 10 (6.90%) Ajax
6 8 (5.52%) CGI
6 8 (5.52%) Worklight
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.14%) JMS
8 6 (4.14%) Web Services
9 5 (3.45%) WSDL
10 4 (2.76%) .NET
11 3 (2.07%) ELK Stack
12 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.38%) J2EE
12 2 (1.38%) Java EE
12 2 (1.38%) Kafka
12 2 (1.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Mainframe
2 17 (11.72%) IBM Mainframe
3 16 (11.03%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.66%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (9.66%) EMC VNX
5 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.14%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.45%) CMDB
7 5 (3.45%) EMV
8 4 (2.76%) Clustering
8 4 (2.76%) IPTV
8 4 (2.76%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.76%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.07%) STB
10 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.38%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.38%) Statistics
11 1 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 102 (70.34%) Linux
2 62 (42.76%) Windows
3 45 (31.03%) Solaris
4 39 (26.90%) AIX
5 32 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.03%) Debian
6 16 (11.03%) Ubuntu
7 15 (10.34%) CentOS
7 15 (10.34%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.45%) Android
8 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) SUSE
11 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.69%) DevOps
2 23 (15.86%) ITIL
3 17 (11.72%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (11.03%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.97%) Prototyping
7 12 (8.28%) Project Management
8 11 (7.59%) Open Source
9 10 (6.90%) Process Improvement
10 9 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.52%) Mobile First
12 7 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.83%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.83%) Migration
12 7 (4.83%) Service Management
13 6 (4.14%) Business Process Improvement
13 6 (4.14%) High Availability
13 6 (4.14%) ITSM
13 6 (4.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.62%) Shell Script
2 41 (28.28%) SQL
3 31 (21.38%) Java
4 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (19.31%) Python
6 18 (12.41%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.97%) Perl
8 11 (7.59%) C
9 7 (4.83%) C++
10 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.07%) C#
11 3 (2.07%) PHP
12 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.69%) Haskell
13 1 (0.69%) Korn
13 1 (0.69%) R
13 1 (0.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) CCNP
3 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.52%) Degree
4 7 (4.83%) CCNA
5 4 (2.76%) CISSP
5 4 (2.76%) JNCIA
5 4 (2.76%) SANS
6 3 (2.07%) CCIP
6 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.07%) SSCP
7 2 (1.38%) HNC
7 2 (1.38%) HND
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.38%) SCSA
7 2 (1.38%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) Docker
5 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.38%) KVM
5 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.69%) Ceph
6 1 (0.69%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.69%) HDFS
6 1 (0.69%) iptables
6 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.69%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.69%) Squid
6 1 (0.69%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) Ansible
2 13 (8.97%) SELinux
2 13 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.83%) Puppet
4 6 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (4.14%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.45%) Nagios
6 4 (2.76%) vMotion
7 3 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) Nessus
8 2 (1.38%) Netcool
8 2 (1.38%) Nexpose
8 2 (1.38%) Nmap
8 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.38%) QRadar
9 1 (0.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) Oracle
2 52 (35.86%) IBM
3 29 (20.00%) VMware
4 26 (17.93%) Cisco
5 19 (13.10%) EMC
5 19 (13.10%) NetApp
6 13 (8.97%) HP
6 13 (8.97%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.90%) Splunk
8 8 (5.52%) AppDynamics
8 8 (5.52%) Veritas
9 7 (4.83%) TIBCO
10 6 (4.14%) BMC
11 5 (3.45%) Huawei
11 5 (3.45%) Remedy
11 5 (3.45%) SAP
12 4 (2.76%) Juniper
13 3 (2.07%) Apple
13 3 (2.07%) Ericsson
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago