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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South East / Berkshire
Rank 43 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 67 81 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.33% 3.22% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.36% 16.84% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 51
Median daily rate £475 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
275 481 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.65% 19.10% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 279 264
Median daily rate £425 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 32 £500 +28.20% 7
Slough +11 9 £385 +13.23% 1
Newbury +7 6 £375 -3.22% 4
Maidenhead - 4 £468 - 1
Wokingham +2 1 £225 - 1
Bracknell -3 1 - - 3
Windsor - 1 - -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 100 (72.46%) Linux
2 61 (44.20%) Windows
3 51 (36.96%) Oracle
4 43 (31.16%) IBM
5 39 (28.26%) Solaris
6 38 (27.54%) Shell Script
7 36 (26.09%) Java
7 36 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
9 33 (23.91%) SC Cleared
9 33 (23.91%) SQL
10 32 (23.19%) Python
11 31 (22.46%) VMware
12 30 (21.74%) AIX
12 30 (21.74%) DevOps
13 29 (21.01%) JavaScript
13 29 (21.01%) SAN
14 27 (19.57%) Cisco
14 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
15 25 (18.12%) Bash Shell
16 24 (17.39%) Ansible
17 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 22 (15.94%) Debian
18 22 (15.94%) Telecoms
18 22 (15.94%) Ubuntu
19 21 (15.22%) CentOS
19 21 (15.22%) Middleware
19 21 (15.22%) HTTP
20 20 (14.49%) NetApp

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 11 (7.97%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.52%) Apache
2 9 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.07%) JBoss
5 6 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.62%) Commerce Server
6 5 (3.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.90%) IIS
8 3 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.72%) CMS
10 1 (0.72%) nginx
10 1 (0.72%) SAS
10 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (3.62%) Remedy AR System
1 5 (3.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.90%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.45%) Sonata
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Maximo
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.01%) SAN
2 23 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 21 (15.22%) HTTP
4 20 (14.49%) SSH
5 19 (13.77%) ICMP
6 17 (12.32%) Firewall
7 13 (9.42%) LAN
8 12 (8.70%) DNS
9 8 (5.80%) VLAN
10 7 (5.07%) VPN
11 6 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (4.35%) WAN
12 5 (3.62%) ATM
12 5 (3.62%) DHCP
12 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.62%) VoIP
13 4 (2.90%) FTP
13 4 (2.90%) IGMP
13 4 (2.90%) SNMP
14 3 (2.17%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.25%) DB2
2 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.62%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) MS Access
8 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.80%) Maven
4 4 (2.90%) Ant
4 4 (2.90%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.90%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.45%) JIRA
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.45%) ProC
5 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.72%) AppScan
6 1 (0.72%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.72%) GDB
6 1 (0.72%) JMeter
6 1 (0.72%) JUnit
6 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.87%) Law
3 10 (7.25%) Finance
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Legal
6 3 (2.17%) Billing
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Developer
2 21 (15.22%) Consultant
3 16 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.87%) Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.52%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 8 (5.80%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) Java Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Administrator
11 4 (2.90%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) Middleware
2 11 (7.97%) HTML
3 10 (7.25%) CSS
4 9 (6.52%) JSON
5 8 (5.80%) XML
6 7 (5.07%) CGI
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (4.35%) Web Services
8 5 (3.62%) Ajax
8 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.62%) WSDL
9 4 (2.90%) .NET
9 4 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.90%) Worklight
10 3 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.45%) J2EE
11 2 (1.45%) JMS
11 2 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.72%) SAML
12 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Mainframe
2 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (10.87%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (10.14%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (10.14%) EMC VNX
5 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.62%) CMDB
7 5 (3.62%) EMV
8 4 (2.90%) IPTV
8 4 (2.90%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.90%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.17%) Clustering
9 3 (2.17%) STB
10 2 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.72%) iSeries
11 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 100 (72.46%) Linux
2 61 (44.20%) Windows
3 39 (28.26%) Solaris
4 36 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (21.74%) AIX
6 22 (15.94%) Debian
6 22 (15.94%) Ubuntu
7 21 (15.22%) CentOS
8 14 (10.14%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.62%) Android
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.45%) SUSE
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) DevOps
2 19 (13.77%) ITIL
3 18 (13.04%) Prototyping
4 15 (10.87%) Open Source
5 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.97%) Process Improvement
7 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.25%) Project Management
8 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.07%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.07%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.07%) Service Management
10 6 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.35%) High Availability
10 6 (4.35%) ITSM
10 6 (4.35%) Open Source Development
10 6 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) Shell Script
2 36 (26.09%) Java
3 33 (23.91%) SQL
4 32 (23.19%) Python
5 29 (21.01%) JavaScript
6 25 (18.12%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.25%) Perl
8 4 (2.90%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) C
9 3 (2.17%) C#
9 3 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) Haskell
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.72%) R
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.52%) CCNP
3 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.80%) CCNA
5 6 (4.35%) Degree
6 4 (2.90%) CISSP
6 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.90%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.90%) SANS
7 3 (2.17%) CCIP
7 3 (2.17%) HNC
7 3 (2.17%) HND
7 3 (2.17%) SSCP
7 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.45%) ISEB
8 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.45%) SCSA
8 2 (1.45%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.07%) vSphere
3 6 (4.35%) Docker
4 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.45%) KVM
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.72%) Ceph
7 1 (0.72%) Corosync
7 1 (0.72%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.72%) iptables
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.72%) Squid
7 1 (0.72%) vCloud
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (17.39%) Ansible
2 20 (14.49%) SELinux
3 13 (9.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (7.25%) Puppet
5 7 (5.07%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.62%) Nagios
7 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.90%) vMotion
8 3 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.45%) MOM
9 2 (1.45%) Nessus
9 2 (1.45%) Netcool
9 2 (1.45%) Nexpose
9 2 (1.45%) Nmap
9 2 (1.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (36.96%) Oracle
2 43 (31.16%) IBM
3 31 (22.46%) VMware
4 27 (19.57%) Cisco
5 20 (14.49%) NetApp
6 19 (13.77%) EMC
7 17 (12.32%) HP
8 14 (10.14%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.80%) Veritas
11 7 (5.07%) TIBCO
12 6 (4.35%) BMC
12 6 (4.35%) Splunk
13 5 (3.62%) Huawei
13 5 (3.62%) Remedy
14 4 (2.90%) AppDynamics
14 4 (2.90%) Juniper
14 4 (2.90%) SAP
14 4 (2.90%) Sun
15 3 (2.17%) 3PAR
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Austin Fraser
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