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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 28 20 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Unix 122 155 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.38% 6.05% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.52% 30.27% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 91 41
Median daily rate £388 £450 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £295 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
460 512 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.28% 20.00% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 263 233
Median daily rate £375 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 33
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% +16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £25.50
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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Bracknell +17 35 £500 +21.81% 4
Reading -19 32 £338 -28.94% 11
Newbury -4 14 £360 -36.00% 2
Slough -3 3 £326 -21.09% 3
Maidenhead -4 3 £370 -7.50% 2
Wokingham - 1 £288 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 120 (57.42%) Linux
2 77 (36.84%) Oracle
3 76 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 67 (32.06%) SQL
5 51 (24.40%) Windows
5 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
6 50 (23.92%) IBM
7 48 (22.97%) WebLogic
8 43 (20.57%) SC Cleared
8 43 (20.57%) DevOps
9 42 (20.10%) Configuration Management
10 40 (19.14%) Solaris
11 39 (18.66%) Middleware
11 39 (18.66%) Jenkins
12 38 (18.18%) Ansible
13 37 (17.70%) Java
14 35 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
15 34 (16.27%) JSON
15 34 (16.27%) Tomcat
15 34 (16.27%) Private Cloud
16 33 (15.79%) Python
17 32 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (14.35%) Migration
18 30 (14.35%) XML
19 28 (13.40%) AIX
19 28 (13.40%) JMS
19 28 (13.40%) RabbitMQ
20 26 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (12.44%) Sonatype Nexus

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 48 (22.97%) WebLogic
2 34 (16.27%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.78%) Apache
3 10 (4.78%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.83%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.35%) IIS
5 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.87%) iPlanet
6 6 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.39%) Commerce Server
7 5 (2.39%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.91%) CMS
8 4 (1.91%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.91%) SAS
9 3 (1.44%) Confluence
9 3 (1.44%) JBoss
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Office
2 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) MS Project
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (3.83%) Remedy AR System
2 8 (3.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.91%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.91%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.44%) Boomi
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.22%) Firewall
2 11 (5.26%) SAN
3 7 (3.35%) HTTP
3 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.35%) VLAN
4 6 (2.87%) BIG-IP
4 6 (2.87%) LDAP
5 5 (2.39%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (2.39%) DNS
5 5 (2.39%) H.323
5 5 (2.39%) MGCP
5 5 (2.39%) SS7
5 5 (2.39%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.39%) VPN
6 4 (1.91%) GGSN
6 4 (1.91%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.91%) SSH
6 4 (1.91%) VoIP
6 4 (1.91%) Wireless
7 3 (1.44%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.70%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.22%) DB2
5 9 (4.31%) MySQL
6 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.83%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.35%) Essbase
7 7 (3.35%) Hyperion Smart View
8 5 (2.39%) MS Access
8 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.91%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.91%) Kalido
9 4 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (18.66%) Jenkins
2 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (11.00%) Vagrant
5 13 (6.22%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.78%) JIRA
6 10 (4.78%) Maven
7 9 (4.31%) ClearQuest
7 9 (4.31%) Subversion
8 8 (3.83%) ClearCase
9 7 (3.35%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.39%) Ant
10 5 (2.39%) JUnit
10 5 (2.39%) ProC
11 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.96%) AppScan
12 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.96%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.74%) Finance
3 11 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (2.87%) Billing
5 4 (1.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (15.79%) Consultant
3 22 (10.53%) Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.66%) Architect
6 15 (7.18%) Analyst
7 14 (6.70%) Test Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) Administrator
9 9 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (4.31%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.31%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.83%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) Tester
11 7 (3.35%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Essbase Consultant
11 7 (3.35%) OBIEE Consultant
11 7 (3.35%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.87%) Configuration Manager
12 6 (2.87%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.66%) Middleware
2 34 (16.27%) JSON
3 30 (14.35%) XML
4 28 (13.40%) JMS
4 28 (13.40%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (8.13%) HTML
6 14 (6.70%) SOAP
6 14 (6.70%) Web Services
7 10 (4.78%) .NET
8 8 (3.83%) CSS
8 8 (3.83%) JSP
9 7 (3.35%) Ajax
9 7 (3.35%) J2EE
10 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.39%) CGI
11 4 (1.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (1.91%) REST
11 4 (1.91%) Spring
11 4 (1.91%) STL
11 4 (1.91%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.27%) Private Cloud
2 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.83%) CMDB
3 8 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.87%) Clustering
5 6 (2.87%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.96%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.96%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.96%) iPad
7 2 (0.96%) IPTV
7 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.96%) MPEG
7 2 (0.96%) NGOSS
7 2 (0.96%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 120 (57.42%) Linux
2 51 (24.40%) Windows
3 40 (19.14%) Solaris
4 32 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (13.40%) AIX
6 21 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.39%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.96%) CentOS
11 2 (0.96%) Debian
11 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.48%) Android
12 1 (0.48%) Fedora
12 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.57%) DevOps
2 42 (20.10%) Configuration Management
3 35 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (14.35%) Migration
5 26 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.53%) ITIL
7 18 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.18%) ETL
9 14 (6.70%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (6.22%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.74%) Validation
12 10 (4.78%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.78%) E-business
12 10 (4.78%) Integration Testing
12 10 (4.78%) Project Management
12 10 (4.78%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.31%) Functional Testing
13 9 (4.31%) ITSM
13 9 (4.31%) Test Management
13 9 (4.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 67 (32.06%) SQL
3 37 (17.70%) Java
4 33 (15.79%) Python
5 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.74%) C
6 12 (5.74%) C++
6 12 (5.74%) Perl
7 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.44%) Groovy
8 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.96%) C#
9 2 (0.96%) Korn
9 2 (0.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) Delphi
10 1 (0.48%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.48%) Ruby
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.48%) SQR
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (4.78%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.31%) BC Cleared
5 8 (3.83%) Degree
6 7 (3.35%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.91%) ISEB
8 3 (1.44%) CISSP
8 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCNP
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) OCP
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CISM
10 1 (0.48%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.48%) RHCA
10 1 (0.48%) SANS
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) QA
3 6 (2.87%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.44%) Docker
5 3 (1.44%) vSphere
5 3 (1.44%) XenApp
6 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 2 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) HDFS
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) Postfix
7 1 (0.48%) qmail
7 1 (0.48%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.48%) Varnish
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (18.18%) Ansible
2 16 (7.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.78%) Puppet
5 7 (3.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.39%) Netcool
7 5 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.91%) Nagios
9 2 (0.96%) Cacti
9 2 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.96%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.96%) Nessus
9 2 (0.96%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.96%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.48%) Grafana
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 77 (36.84%) Oracle
2 50 (23.92%) IBM
3 22 (10.53%) HP
4 20 (9.57%) VMware
5 18 (8.61%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.18%) Informatica
7 12 (5.74%) EMC
8 11 (5.26%) Hyperion
9 10 (4.78%) Veritas
10 9 (4.31%) BMC
10 9 (4.31%) Cisco
10 9 (4.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.83%) Remedy
12 7 (3.35%) F5
12 7 (3.35%) Tableau
13 6 (2.87%) BEA
13 6 (2.87%) Siebel
13 6 (2.87%) Sun
14 5 (2.39%) Cognos
14 5 (2.39%) Intel Security
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