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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 104 145 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.95% 5.61% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.19% 21.71% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 51
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£335 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £273 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
515 668 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.58% 25.84% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 311 181
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 49
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.20 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 -9 39 £400 +2.89% 8
Slough +10 26 £306 -27.94% 3
Bracknell -2 8 £401 +18.01% 9
Newbury -8 3 £383 +9.28% 2
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 100 (50.76%) Linux
2 56 (28.43%) SQL
3 55 (27.92%) Windows
4 51 (25.89%) Oracle
4 51 (25.89%) Telecoms
5 41 (20.81%) Java
5 41 (20.81%) Red Hat
6 39 (19.80%) HP
7 36 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (17.77%) DNS
9 33 (16.75%) Perl
10 32 (16.24%) Solaris
11 31 (15.74%) Cisco
12 29 (14.72%) Shell Script
13 24 (12.18%) VMware
13 24 (12.18%) Citrix
13 24 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (11.68%) Active Directory
14 23 (11.68%) Finance
14 23 (11.68%) Firewall
15 22 (11.17%) CCNA
15 22 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (10.66%) NFS
17 20 (10.15%) ITIL
17 20 (10.15%) 3G
17 20 (10.15%) Degree
18 19 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (9.64%) Mobile App
18 19 (9.64%) Sun

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (6.09%) Apache
2 7 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.52%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.77%) DNS
2 23 (11.68%) Firewall
3 20 (10.15%) 3G
4 18 (9.14%) LTE
5 16 (8.12%) Internet
6 15 (7.61%) LDAP
7 14 (7.11%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.11%) INAP
8 13 (6.60%) Network Security
9 12 (6.09%) DHCP
10 11 (5.58%) FTP
10 11 (5.58%) HTTP
10 11 (5.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (5.08%) ISUP
12 9 (4.57%) SMS
13 8 (4.06%) SAN
14 7 (3.55%) GSM
14 7 (3.55%) DAB
14 7 (3.55%) SSH
14 7 (3.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.58%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.06%) MySQL
5 7 (3.55%) OLTP
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.55%) DB2
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.02%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.02%) DataStage
7 2 (1.02%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.54%) JUnit
1 5 (2.54%) TestDirector
1 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.03%) Subversion
3 2 (1.02%) jMock
3 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.02%) ERwin
3 2 (1.02%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) GDB
4 1 (0.51%) JBehave
4 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.51%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 51 (25.89%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.68%) Finance
3 10 (5.08%) Banking
4 8 (4.06%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Marketing
6 5 (2.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (17.26%) Developer
2 23 (11.68%) Architect
3 16 (8.12%) Consultant
4 14 (7.11%) Analyst
5 13 (6.60%) Administrator
5 13 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.58%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.08%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.08%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Project Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) Linux Support
10 7 (3.55%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.55%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.63%) SOAP
2 14 (7.11%) HTML
3 11 (5.58%) XML
3 11 (5.58%) Spring
4 9 (4.57%) Hibernate
4 9 (4.57%) CSS
5 8 (4.06%) J2EE
6 7 (3.55%) jQuery
7 6 (3.05%) REST
7 6 (3.05%) WAP
8 5 (2.54%) JMS
9 4 (2.03%) Web Services
9 4 (2.03%) .NET
9 4 (2.03%) Middleware
10 3 (1.52%) LAMP
10 3 (1.52%) Ajax
10 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.52%) CSS3
10 3 (1.52%) HTML5
10 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.64%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.57%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.57%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.06%) Open Source
6 7 (3.55%) PKI
7 4 (2.03%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.52%) Physics
8 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.02%) AS400
9 2 (1.02%) IPTV
9 2 (1.02%) IVR
9 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.02%) iSeries
9 2 (1.02%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 100 (50.76%) Linux
2 55 (27.92%) Windows
3 36 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (16.24%) Solaris
5 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.61%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.58%) VMS
9 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.06%) AIX
11 5 (2.54%) HPUX
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) zOS
12 1 (0.51%) SUSE
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.15%) ITIL
3 14 (7.11%) Change Management
4 13 (6.60%) CRM
4 13 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.08%) OO
6 10 (5.08%) Information Security
6 10 (5.08%) Migration
6 10 (5.08%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.08%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.08%) Change Control
7 9 (4.57%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.06%) ETL
8 8 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.55%) Test Strategy
9 7 (3.55%) Network Management
9 7 (3.55%) V-Model
9 7 (3.55%) Waterfall
9 7 (3.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.43%) SQL
2 41 (20.81%) Java
3 33 (16.75%) Perl
4 29 (14.72%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.12%) C
6 15 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.11%) Korn
8 13 (6.60%) Python
9 12 (6.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (6.09%) C++
10 11 (5.58%) VB
11 9 (4.57%) Bourne shell
12 7 (3.55%) PHP
13 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.03%) sed
14 4 (2.03%) C#
14 4 (2.03%) AWK
15 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.02%) RPG
16 2 (1.02%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) CCNA
1 22 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (10.15%) Degree
3 12 (6.09%) HNC
4 10 (5.08%) CCNP
5 9 (4.57%) MCSE
5 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.55%) JNCIA
7 6 (3.05%) CCSA
7 6 (3.05%) CCSE
7 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.05%) CCA
7 6 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (3.05%) CCSP
8 5 (2.54%) RHCE
9 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.52%) CISA
10 3 (1.52%) CISSP
10 3 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.02%) QA
4 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.66%) NFS
3 19 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.55%) vSphere
5 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.05%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.54%) KVM
7 2 (1.02%) vCloud
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.02%) NDS
8 1 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.51%) Xen
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) Nagios
2 14 (7.11%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.55%) Netcool
4 6 (3.05%) OpenView
5 5 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.03%) Puppet
7 3 (1.52%) SCOM
7 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.52%) SCSM
7 3 (1.52%) logstash
8 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.51%) Control-M
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 51 (25.89%) Oracle
2 41 (20.81%) Red Hat
3 39 (19.80%) HP
4 31 (15.74%) Cisco
5 24 (12.18%) Citrix
5 24 (12.18%) VMware
6 19 (9.64%) Sun
7 17 (8.63%) IBM
8 14 (7.11%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.60%) Juniper
10 12 (6.09%) Dell
10 12 (6.09%) F5
11 11 (5.58%) Isilon
11 11 (5.58%) Crossbeam
11 11 (5.58%) EMC
11 11 (5.58%) TIBCO
12 10 (5.08%) Redknee
12 10 (5.08%) Microsoft
13 9 (4.57%) Sybase
13 9 (4.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago