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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 107 128 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.91% 5.17% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.77% 26.23% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 76 44
Median daily rate £425 £456 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +17.46%
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
432 488 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.83% 19.71% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 249 262
Median daily rate £388 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% +81.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +16 37 £500 -
Reading -8 27 £363 -23.68% 11
Newbury -3 6 £360 +20.00% 2
Maidenhead -5 6 £370 -7.50% 3
Slough -10 4 £344 -15.32% 1
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 111 (58.73%) Linux
2 80 (42.33%) Shell Script
3 75 (39.68%) Oracle
4 69 (36.51%) SQL
5 54 (28.57%) Windows
6 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
7 50 (26.46%) IBM
8 44 (23.28%) SC Cleared
9 43 (22.75%) WebLogic
10 41 (21.69%) Solaris
11 36 (19.05%) Configuration Management
12 35 (18.52%) DevOps
13 33 (17.46%) AIX
13 33 (17.46%) Jenkins
14 32 (16.93%) JSON
15 31 (16.40%) Java
16 30 (15.87%) Ansible
17 29 (15.34%) XML
17 29 (15.34%) Middleware
18 27 (14.29%) Python
18 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
20 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (13.23%) Tomcat
20 25 (13.23%) Migration
20 25 (13.23%) Private Cloud
21 24 (12.70%) ITIL
22 23 (12.17%) JMS
22 23 (12.17%) HP

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 43 (22.75%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.29%) Apache
4 9 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.23%) IIS
5 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.70%) Commerce Server
6 7 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.17%) iPlanet
8 5 (2.65%) SAS
9 3 (1.59%) CMS
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.53%) GemFire
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Office
2 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (4.23%) Remedy AR System
1 8 (4.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.65%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Boomi
2 2 (1.06%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) SAN
2 9 (4.76%) Firewall
3 8 (4.23%) DNS
3 8 (4.23%) LDAP
4 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 7 (3.70%) VLAN
5 6 (3.17%) BIG-IP
5 6 (3.17%) HTTP
6 5 (2.65%) DHCP
7 4 (2.12%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.59%) PuTTY
8 3 (1.59%) SSH
8 3 (1.59%) SSL
8 3 (1.59%) VPN
8 3 (1.59%) Wireless
9 2 (1.06%) 2G
9 2 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (1.06%) H.323
9 2 (1.06%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.41%) DB2
4 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.70%) Essbase
6 7 (3.70%) Hyperion Smart View
6 7 (3.70%) MS Access
7 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.12%) Kalido
9 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.06%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.06%) MySQL
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (8.99%) Vagrant
5 12 (6.35%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.29%) ClearQuest
7 9 (4.76%) ClearCase
8 8 (4.23%) Maven
9 7 (3.70%) JIRA
9 7 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.65%) Ant
10 5 (2.65%) ProC
10 5 (2.65%) Subversion
11 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.06%) JUnit
13 1 (0.53%) AppScan
13 1 (0.53%) JMeter
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.29%) Retail
4 6 (3.17%) Billing
5 5 (2.65%) Law
6 4 (2.12%) Banking
7 3 (1.59%) Marketing
8 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.06%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (16.93%) Consultant
2 27 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (10.58%) Developer
4 17 (8.99%) Analyst
5 14 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.29%) Architect
8 9 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.23%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Tester
10 7 (3.70%) Administrator
10 7 (3.70%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Essbase Consultant
10 7 (3.70%) OBIEE Consultant
10 7 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.70%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.17%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.17%) Oracle BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.93%) JSON
2 29 (15.34%) Middleware
2 29 (15.34%) XML
3 23 (12.17%) JMS
3 23 (12.17%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (9.52%) HTML
5 13 (6.88%) Web Services
6 12 (6.35%) SOAP
7 8 (4.23%) .NET
7 8 (4.23%) CSS
8 7 (3.70%) Ajax
8 7 (3.70%) J2EE
9 6 (3.17%) CGI
9 6 (3.17%) JSP
10 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.65%) Worklight
11 4 (2.12%) STL
12 3 (1.59%) JDBC
12 3 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Private Cloud
2 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) CMDB
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.70%) Clustering
5 6 (3.17%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.65%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.65%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.59%) Statistics
9 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.06%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.06%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.06%) IPTV
9 2 (1.06%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 111 (58.73%) Linux
2 54 (28.57%) Windows
3 41 (21.69%) Solaris
4 33 (17.46%) AIX
5 26 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (11.64%) Windows Server
7 19 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.06%) CentOS
12 2 (1.06%) Debian
12 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 35 (18.52%) DevOps
3 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (13.23%) Migration
5 24 (12.70%) ITIL
6 15 (7.94%) ETL
7 14 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.88%) Test Scripting
9 12 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.29%) E-business
11 9 (4.76%) Functional Testing
11 9 (4.76%) ITSM
11 9 (4.76%) Test Management
11 9 (4.76%) Use Case
11 9 (4.76%) Validation
12 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.23%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.23%) Workflow
12 8 (4.23%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.33%) Shell Script
2 69 (36.51%) SQL
3 31 (16.40%) Java
4 27 (14.29%) Python
5 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.88%) Perl
7 11 (5.82%) C
8 10 (5.29%) C++
9 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.59%) Groovy
9 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) C#
10 2 (1.06%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) Haskell
11 1 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) PeopleCode
11 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) SQR
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
2 44 (23.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (5.29%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.17%) Degree
7 4 (2.12%) CISSP
7 4 (2.12%) ISEB
8 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.06%) SANS
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.53%) GPEN
10 1 (0.53%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.53%) GXPN
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) OSCE
10 1 (0.53%) OSCP
10 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.70%) SLA
2 6 (3.17%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) Ceph
6 1 (0.53%) Docker
6 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.53%) HDFS
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) KVM
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.53%) Squid
6 1 (0.53%) vCloud
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (15.87%) Ansible
2 14 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (6.35%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (3.70%) Netcool
5 7 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (3.70%) Puppet
6 6 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.53%) Cacti
9 1 (0.53%) Kibana
9 1 (0.53%) logstash
9 1 (0.53%) Nessus
9 1 (0.53%) Nmap
9 1 (0.53%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.53%) RANCID
9 1 (0.53%) SCCM
9 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 75 (39.68%) Oracle
2 50 (26.46%) IBM
3 23 (12.17%) HP
4 16 (8.47%) EMC
4 16 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.94%) VMware
6 14 (7.41%) Informatica
7 13 (6.88%) Cisco
8 11 (5.82%) Hyperion
9 10 (5.29%) Veritas
10 9 (4.76%) BMC
11 8 (4.23%) NetApp
11 8 (4.23%) Remedy
12 7 (3.70%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.70%) Tableau
13 6 (3.17%) BEA
13 6 (3.17%) F5
13 6 (3.17%) Siebel
13 6 (3.17%) Splunk
13 6 (3.17%) Sun