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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 41 26 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing UNIX 92 151 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.70% 5.90% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.83% 25.38% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 41
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£326 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
516 595 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.73% 23.24% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 269 239
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

UNIX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 -4 32 £300 -16.08% 14
Maidenhead +10 17 £225 -43.75% 4
Slough -4 17 £419 +5.34% 6
Bracknell +3 9 £420 +44.82% 1
Newbury -1 3 £200 -31.03% 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 77 (37.75%) Linux
2 64 (31.37%) Telecoms
3 60 (29.41%) SQL
4 58 (28.43%) Windows
5 54 (26.47%) Oracle
6 52 (25.49%) Java
7 39 (19.12%) Solaris
8 30 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 30 (14.71%) Degree
9 28 (13.73%) ITIL
10 27 (13.24%) Security Cleared
11 26 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (12.75%) Perl
12 25 (12.25%) Shell Script
13 24 (11.76%) Cisco
13 24 (11.76%) IBM
14 23 (11.27%) HP
14 23 (11.27%) C
15 22 (10.78%) E-Commerce
15 22 (10.78%) WebSphere
16 21 (10.29%) DNS
17 20 (9.80%) Finance
17 20 (9.80%) Spring
18 19 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (9.31%) Migration
19 18 (8.82%) Firewall
19 18 (8.82%) Sun
20 17 (8.33%) DB2
20 17 (8.33%) XML
20 17 (8.33%) 3G

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (10.78%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.39%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.41%) Apache
5 7 (3.43%) Confluence
6 6 (2.94%) CICS
7 5 (2.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.47%) IIS
9 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.49%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.49%) CMS
11 1 (0.49%) SAP Web AS
11 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.88%) CSG Singleview
2 8 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.92%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.98%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.98%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.49%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.29%) DNS
2 18 (8.82%) Firewall
3 17 (8.33%) 3G
4 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.41%) Network Security
6 8 (3.92%) SS7
6 8 (3.92%) HTTP
7 7 (3.43%) LTE
7 7 (3.43%) ATM
7 7 (3.43%) LDAP
7 7 (3.43%) Internet
8 6 (2.94%) SAN
9 5 (2.45%) VPN
9 5 (2.45%) SSL
9 5 (2.45%) DHCP
9 5 (2.45%) ISUP
9 5 (2.45%) INAP
10 4 (1.96%) 4G
10 4 (1.96%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.33%) DB2
2 15 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.37%) MySQL
4 6 (2.94%) SQLPlus
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) Informix
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) JIRA
1 9 (4.41%) JUnit
2 8 (3.92%) Subversion
3 5 (2.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.96%) Hudson
4 4 (1.96%) GDB
4 4 (1.96%) Introscope
4 4 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.96%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.96%) Toad
4 4 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.47%) Ant
5 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.47%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.98%) Gradle
6 2 (0.98%) ERwin
6 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.98%) jMock
6 2 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 64 (31.37%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.80%) Finance
3 12 (5.88%) Billing
4 11 (5.39%) Retail
5 9 (4.41%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.92%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (21.57%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) Analyst
3 18 (8.82%) Consultant
4 16 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.39%) Security Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Administrator
7 10 (4.90%) Databuild Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.41%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Designer
9 8 (3.92%) Project Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Remedy Analyst
10 7 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.43%) Architect
10 7 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.94%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (2.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.80%) Spring
2 17 (8.33%) XML
3 14 (6.86%) HTML
4 12 (5.88%) CSS
5 11 (5.39%) J2EE
6 10 (4.90%) Middleware
6 10 (4.90%) SOAP
6 10 (4.90%) jQuery
6 10 (4.90%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.90%) Ajax
7 8 (3.92%) Regular Expression
7 8 (3.92%) JSP
8 7 (3.43%) Spring MVC
8 7 (3.43%) .NET
9 6 (2.94%) JDBC
9 6 (2.94%) XSD
10 4 (1.96%) Web Services
11 3 (1.47%) Java SE
11 3 (1.47%) JMS
11 3 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.45%) PKI
5 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.96%) Physics
5 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.47%) Statistics
7 2 (0.98%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.98%) Open Source
7 2 (0.98%) GIS
7 2 (0.98%) AS400
7 2 (0.98%) iSeries
7 2 (0.98%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.98%) Clustering
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 77 (37.75%) Linux
2 58 (28.43%) Windows
3 39 (19.12%) Solaris
4 26 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.37%) AIX
6 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.39%) HPUX
8 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.96%) VMS
10 4 (1.96%) CentOS
11 3 (1.47%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.98%) SUSE
13 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.73%) ITIL
2 22 (10.78%) E-Commerce
3 19 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (9.31%) Migration
4 13 (6.37%) Change Management
4 13 (6.37%) Workflow
5 12 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.39%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (4.90%) MVC
7 10 (4.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (4.41%) Scrum
9 8 (3.92%) SIEM
9 8 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (3.92%) ITSM
9 8 (3.92%) OO
9 8 (3.92%) Information Security
10 7 (3.43%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.41%) SQL
2 52 (25.49%) Java
3 26 (12.75%) Perl
4 25 (12.25%) Shell Script
5 23 (11.27%) C
6 14 (6.86%) Korn
7 11 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.41%) C++
9 8 (3.92%) VB
10 7 (3.43%) AWK
11 6 (2.94%) JCL
11 6 (2.94%) COBOL
11 6 (2.94%) Python
12 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.96%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.47%) PHP
15 2 (0.98%) RPG/400
15 2 (0.98%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (14.71%) Degree
2 27 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.35%) CCNA
5 7 (3.43%) JNCIA
5 7 (3.43%) ISEB
5 7 (3.43%) CISSP
6 6 (2.94%) CCNP
7 5 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.45%) RHCE
7 5 (2.45%) CISA
7 5 (2.45%) CISM
8 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.96%) HNC
8 4 (1.96%) MCSE
9 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.47%) CCA
9 3 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (7.84%) NFS
2 13 (6.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.43%) Xen
5 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.47%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.49%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) NDS
8 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.41%) Puppet
2 7 (3.43%) Nagios
2 7 (3.43%) Cobbler
3 6 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.47%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.47%) Netcool
4 3 (1.47%) nmon
5 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.98%) OpenView
5 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.49%) Cacti
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 54 (26.47%) Oracle
2 30 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 24 (11.76%) Cisco
3 24 (11.76%) IBM
4 23 (11.27%) HP
5 18 (8.82%) Sun
6 16 (7.84%) Citrix
7 14 (6.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.88%) Juniper
10 11 (5.39%) EMC
10 11 (5.39%) BMC
11 10 (4.90%) VMware
12 8 (3.92%) hybris
12 8 (3.92%) Remedy
12 8 (3.92%) Redknee
13 7 (3.43%) TIBCO
13 7 (3.43%) Nokia
14 6 (2.94%) RedPrairie
14 6 (2.94%) Veritas
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