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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 84 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.61% 5.12% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.58% 26.42% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 67
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £335 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +9.85%
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
452 477 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.44% 19.39% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 231 261
Median daily rate £375 £398 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Reading -25 26 £384 -9.70% 17
Bracknell -4 16 £525 +31.25% 3
Wokingham - 6 £288 - 1
Slough +4 5 £350 -
Newbury -5 5 £360 -10.00% 2
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 3
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 99 (56.90%) Linux
2 52 (29.89%) Oracle
3 48 (27.59%) Windows
4 39 (22.41%) Solaris
5 35 (20.11%) Ansible
6 34 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (18.39%) IBM
8 31 (17.82%) Telecoms
8 31 (17.82%) DevOps
9 30 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 29 (16.67%) SQL
11 28 (16.09%) Shell Script
11 28 (16.09%) Middleware
11 28 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (15.52%) Configuration Management
12 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
13 26 (14.94%) Python
13 26 (14.94%) Active Directory
13 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
14 24 (13.79%) Tomcat
14 24 (13.79%) Jenkins
14 24 (13.79%) Private Cloud
15 23 (13.22%) Red Hat
16 22 (12.64%) WebLogic
16 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
16 22 (12.64%) Oracle Database
17 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
17 21 (12.07%) HP
17 21 (12.07%) SLA
18 20 (11.49%) Java

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 24 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.64%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.75%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.17%) IIS
4 9 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.87%) Apache
7 4 (2.30%) CMS
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.30%) JBoss
7 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.72%) Confluence
8 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.15%) Documentum
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.57%) SAS
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.72%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.72%) Boomi
4 2 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (9.20%) SS7
2 13 (7.47%) H.323
2 13 (7.47%) MGCP
2 13 (7.47%) SAN
3 11 (6.32%) GGSN
3 11 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.75%) VoIP
5 9 (5.17%) GPRS
5 9 (5.17%) UMTS
5 9 (5.17%) WCDMA
6 8 (4.60%) HTTP
7 7 (4.02%) CDMA
7 7 (4.02%) Firewall
7 7 (4.02%) GSM
8 6 (3.45%) DNS
8 6 (3.45%) MPLS
8 6 (3.45%) SGSN
8 6 (3.45%) VLAN
8 6 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) Oracle Database
2 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.60%) MySQL
5 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.87%) MS Access
7 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.72%) DB2
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.15%) OLTP
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 30 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (8.62%) Vagrant
5 10 (5.75%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.17%) JIRA
7 8 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.87%) Maven
8 5 (2.87%) Subversion
9 3 (1.72%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.72%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.72%) JUnit
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.15%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.57%) Ant
11 1 (0.57%) AppScan
11 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.57%) Serena SBM
General
1 31 (17.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.75%) Retail
3 5 (2.87%) Billing
4 4 (2.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Finance
5 3 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (9.77%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.20%) Network Engineer
4 15 (8.62%) Analyst
4 15 (8.62%) Core Network Engineer
5 14 (8.05%) Administrator
6 13 (7.47%) Architect
7 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.32%) Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) DBA
9 9 (5.17%) Junior
9 9 (5.17%) Linux Support
10 8 (4.60%) Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Junior Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (4.02%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.09%) Middleware
2 18 (10.34%) JMS
2 18 (10.34%) JSON
2 18 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (8.62%) XML
4 11 (6.32%) SOAP
5 10 (5.75%) Web Services
6 5 (2.87%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.30%) HTML
7 4 (2.30%) PostGIS
7 4 (2.30%) REST
7 4 (2.30%) STL
8 3 (1.72%) .NET
8 3 (1.72%) JDBC
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.72%) Silverlight
8 3 (1.72%) Spring
8 3 (1.72%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Private Cloud
2 12 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.02%) Clustering
6 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.87%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.72%) CMDB
7 3 (1.72%) DTV
7 3 (1.72%) IPTV
7 3 (1.72%) MPEG
7 3 (1.72%) PKI
7 3 (1.72%) Replication
7 3 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.72%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.15%) iPad
8 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.15%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 99 (56.90%) Linux
2 48 (27.59%) Windows
3 39 (22.41%) Solaris
4 34 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
6 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.05%) AIX
8 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.75%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.02%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.15%) NetWare
11 2 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.57%) Android
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) HPUX
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.82%) DevOps
2 28 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (15.52%) Configuration Management
4 17 (9.77%) ITIL
5 15 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.62%) Migration
6 14 (8.05%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.32%) Validation
8 8 (4.60%) Functional Testing
8 8 (4.60%) Open Source
8 8 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.60%) Project Management
8 8 (4.60%) Scrum
8 8 (4.60%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.60%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.02%) Presales
10 6 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 6 (3.45%) SDLC
10 6 (3.45%) Use Case
10 6 (3.45%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.67%) SQL
2 28 (16.09%) Shell Script
3 26 (14.94%) Python
4 20 (11.49%) Java
5 8 (4.60%) C++
5 8 (4.60%) Perl
6 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.30%) C
8 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.72%) Groovy
9 2 (1.15%) Korn
9 2 (1.15%) PHP
9 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.57%) ABAP
10 1 (0.57%) C#
10 1 (0.57%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) SQR
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.17%) Degree
4 6 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.72%) CISSP
5 3 (1.72%) OCP
5 3 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.15%) ISEB
6 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.15%) VCP5
6 2 (1.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) CEH
7 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.57%) GCIA
7 1 (0.57%) GCIH
7 1 (0.57%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.87%) vSphere
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.72%) KVM
6 3 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.72%) XenApp
7 2 (1.15%) Docker
7 2 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.15%) NFS
7 2 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.57%) Postfix
8 1 (0.57%) qmail
8 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.57%) Varnish
8 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (20.11%) Ansible
2 20 (11.49%) Puppet
3 10 (5.75%) Nagios
4 7 (4.02%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.87%) Netcool
6 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.72%) vMotion
8 2 (1.15%) Cacti
8 2 (1.15%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.15%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (29.89%) Oracle
2 32 (18.39%) IBM
3 23 (13.22%) Red Hat
4 21 (12.07%) HP
5 18 (10.34%) VMware
6 12 (6.90%) Veritas
7 11 (6.32%) EMC
7 11 (6.32%) Remedy
8 10 (5.75%) Sybase
9 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.87%) BMC
10 5 (2.87%) Cisco
10 5 (2.87%) Dell
10 5 (2.87%) Ericsson
10 5 (2.87%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.87%) NetApp
11 4 (2.30%) Citrix
11 4 (2.30%) Siebel
11 4 (2.30%) Symantec
12 3 (1.72%) Nokia
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