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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 69 92 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.56% 3.65% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.04% 19.83% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 60 57
Median daily rate £400 £414 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +23.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
328 464 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.93% 18.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 239 292
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 31
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% +60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -16 30 £475 +11.76% 13
Maidenhead +10 8 £400 -6.97%
Bracknell +3 7 £500 +17.64% 3
Newbury +10 5 £375 +25.00% 4
Slough +9 5 £363 -13.17% 2
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 122 (64.89%) Linux
2 83 (44.15%) Shell Script
3 80 (42.55%) Oracle
4 68 (36.17%) Windows
5 62 (32.98%) SQL
6 58 (30.85%) IBM
7 50 (26.60%) Solaris
8 48 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 45 (23.94%) AIX
10 40 (21.28%) SC Cleared
11 37 (19.68%) WebLogic
12 32 (17.02%) ITIL
13 30 (15.96%) SAN
13 30 (15.96%) Middleware
13 30 (15.96%) VMware
13 30 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (15.43%) Cisco
14 29 (15.43%) Java
14 29 (15.43%) DevOps
15 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (13.30%) JSON
16 25 (13.30%) XML
17 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
18 23 (12.23%) Configuration Management
18 23 (12.23%) Jenkins
19 22 (11.70%) Migration
19 22 (11.70%) Python
19 22 (11.70%) EMC
19 22 (11.70%) Git (software)

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 37 (19.68%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.45%) Apache
2 14 (7.45%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.32%) Commerce Server
4 10 (5.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.19%) iPlanet
6 5 (2.66%) SAS
7 4 (2.13%) IIS
7 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.60%) CMS
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) GemFire
9 1 (0.53%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Office
2 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Fredhopper
1 8 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (4.26%) Remedy AR System
1 8 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.06%) Sonata
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.96%) SAN
2 20 (10.64%) Firewall
3 15 (7.98%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.38%) LAN
5 11 (5.85%) DNS
6 10 (5.32%) HTTP
7 8 (4.26%) VPN
8 7 (3.72%) VLAN
9 6 (3.19%) BIG-IP
9 6 (3.19%) ICMP
9 6 (3.19%) LDAP
9 6 (3.19%) SNMP
9 6 (3.19%) SSH
9 6 (3.19%) WAN
10 5 (2.66%) BGP
10 5 (2.66%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.66%) FTP
10 5 (2.66%) MPLS
10 5 (2.66%) OSPF
10 5 (2.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (9.57%) DB2
3 15 (7.98%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.72%) Essbase
5 7 (3.72%) Hyperion Smart View
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.13%) Kalido
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.60%) MS Access
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.06%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (5.32%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.79%) ClearQuest
6 8 (4.26%) ClearCase
7 7 (3.72%) Maven
7 7 (3.72%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.66%) Ant
9 5 (2.66%) ProC
10 4 (2.13%) Subversion
10 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.60%) JIRA
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.06%) JUnit
13 1 (0.53%) JMeter
13 1 (0.53%) Selenium
13 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.51%) Finance
3 15 (7.98%) Law
4 6 (3.19%) Billing
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Electronics
6 4 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (17.55%) Consultant
2 22 (11.70%) Analyst
3 18 (9.57%) Developer
4 16 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.51%) Technical Leader
5 14 (7.45%) Architect
6 9 (4.79%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (4.79%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.72%) Essbase Consultant
8 7 (3.72%) Lead Architect
8 7 (3.72%) OBIEE Consultant
8 7 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.19%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Oracle BI Consultant
9 6 (3.19%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.96%) Middleware
2 25 (13.30%) JSON
2 25 (13.30%) XML
3 21 (11.17%) HTML
4 14 (7.45%) CSS
5 13 (6.91%) JMS
5 13 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (5.32%) Ajax
6 10 (5.32%) Web Services
7 8 (4.26%) .NET
7 8 (4.26%) Worklight
8 7 (3.72%) J2EE
8 7 (3.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (3.19%) CGI
9 6 (3.19%) JSP
9 6 (3.19%) SOAP
10 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.60%) ELK Stack
11 3 (1.60%) WSDL
12 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Mainframe
2 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 16 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.45%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (7.45%) EMC VNX
5 12 (6.38%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.26%) CMDB
7 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.19%) IPTV
8 6 (3.19%) Video on Demand
9 4 (2.13%) Clustering
9 4 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.13%) STB
10 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.60%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.60%) EMV
11 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 122 (64.89%) Linux
2 68 (36.17%) Windows
3 50 (26.60%) Solaris
4 45 (23.94%) AIX
5 30 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (9.57%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.19%) Debian
8 6 (3.19%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.66%) Android
9 5 (2.66%) CentOS
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.02%) ITIL
2 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (15.43%) DevOps
3 23 (12.23%) Configuration Management
4 22 (11.70%) Migration
5 18 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.45%) ETL
8 14 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (7.45%) Project Management
9 10 (5.32%) E-business
10 9 (4.79%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.79%) ITSM
10 9 (4.79%) Process Improvement
10 9 (4.79%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.79%) Workflow
11 8 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (44.15%) Shell Script
2 62 (32.98%) SQL
3 29 (15.43%) Java
4 24 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.70%) Python
6 15 (7.98%) Perl
7 12 (6.38%) C
8 8 (4.26%) C++
9 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.60%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.06%) C#
11 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Haskell
12 1 (0.53%) Korn
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (5.32%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.79%) BC Cleared
5 8 (4.26%) CCNP
5 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.72%) CCNA
6 7 (3.72%) Degree
7 5 (2.66%) CISSP
8 4 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.13%) SANS
9 3 (1.60%) CCIP
9 3 (1.60%) ISEB
9 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.60%) SSCP
10 2 (1.06%) HNC
10 2 (1.06%) HND
10 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) SLA
2 8 (4.26%) QA
3 6 (3.19%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.60%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) Docker
5 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) KVM
5 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.53%) Ceph
6 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.53%) HDFS
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.53%) Squid
6 1 (0.53%) vCloud
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.64%) Ansible
2 17 (9.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (7.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.19%) Puppet
7 5 (2.66%) Nagios
8 4 (2.13%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.60%) Netcool
9 3 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (1.60%) SELinux
10 2 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.06%) Nessus
10 2 (1.06%) Nexpose
10 2 (1.06%) Nmap
10 2 (1.06%) OpenView
10 2 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 80 (42.55%) Oracle
2 58 (30.85%) IBM
3 30 (15.96%) VMware
4 29 (15.43%) Cisco
5 22 (11.70%) EMC
6 20 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 18 (9.57%) NetApp
8 17 (9.04%) HP
9 14 (7.45%) Informatica
10 11 (5.85%) Hyperion
10 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.85%) Veritas
11 10 (5.32%) BMC
11 10 (5.32%) Splunk
12 8 (4.26%) AppDynamics
12 8 (4.26%) Remedy
12 8 (4.26%) Sun
13 7 (3.72%) F5
13 7 (3.72%) Tableau
13 7 (3.72%) TIBCO