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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 43 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 103 142 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.13% 5.03% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.32% 24.40% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 65
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +27.27%
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
507 582 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.31% 20.62% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 290 286
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 42
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.65 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 53 £400 -5.88% 18
Bracknell -11 12 £463 +12.68% 3
Wokingham - 6 - - 2
Maidenhead -2 2 £313 -6.57% 3
Slough -5 2 £450 +20.00% 2
Newbury +7 1 - -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 119 (65.03%) Linux
2 59 (32.24%) Oracle
3 48 (26.23%) Windows
4 41 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
5 36 (19.67%) Ansible
6 35 (19.13%) Git (software)
7 33 (18.03%) IBM
8 32 (17.49%) Solaris
9 31 (16.94%) SQL
10 30 (16.39%) Active Directory
10 30 (16.39%) Shell Script
10 30 (16.39%) DevOps
10 30 (16.39%) Oracle Database
11 29 (15.85%) VMware
12 28 (15.30%) Red Hat
12 28 (15.30%) ITIL
13 27 (14.75%) Puppet
14 25 (13.66%) HP
15 24 (13.11%) SLA
15 24 (13.11%) Java
15 24 (13.11%) Middleware
15 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
16 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.57%) WebLogic
16 23 (12.57%) Tomcat
16 23 (12.57%) Python
17 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (11.48%) Windows Server

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 23 (12.57%) Tomcat
1 23 (12.57%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.65%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.56%) JBoss
4 9 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (4.37%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.28%) Apache
7 5 (2.73%) IIS
8 4 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.64%) CMS
9 3 (1.64%) Confluence
9 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.09%) Documentum
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.19%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.64%) Boomi
4 2 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.74%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (8.74%) SS7
2 14 (7.65%) HTTP
3 13 (7.10%) H.323
3 13 (7.10%) MGCP
4 12 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.01%) SAN
5 11 (6.01%) VoIP
6 10 (5.46%) GGSN
7 9 (4.92%) Firewall
8 8 (4.37%) GPRS
8 8 (4.37%) MPLS
8 8 (4.37%) UMTS
8 8 (4.37%) WCDMA
9 7 (3.83%) SSL
9 7 (3.83%) VPN
10 6 (3.28%) CDMA
10 6 (3.28%) GSM
10 6 (3.28%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.39%) Oracle Database
2 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.92%) DB2
6 9 (4.92%) MySQL
7 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.09%) OLTP
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.55%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 35 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.65%) TeamCity
4 11 (6.01%) SoapUI
4 11 (6.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (5.46%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.83%) JIRA
7 5 (2.73%) Subversion
8 4 (2.19%) JUnit
8 4 (2.19%) Maven
9 3 (1.64%) FishEye
9 3 (1.64%) Introscope
9 3 (1.64%) JProfiler
9 3 (1.64%) Toad
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.09%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.09%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.55%) AppScan
11 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.55%) Serena SBM
General
1 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Finance
4 2 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (12.57%) Analyst
2 21 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (11.48%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.84%) Administrator
4 18 (9.84%) Network Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Architect
6 15 (8.20%) Core Network Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Linux Support
8 12 (6.56%) DBA
9 11 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.46%) Developer
10 10 (5.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.92%) Linux Support Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Junior
12 8 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.11%) Middleware
2 13 (7.10%) XML
3 12 (6.56%) JSON
3 12 (6.56%) SOAP
4 11 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (5.46%) J2EE
5 10 (5.46%) JMS
6 9 (4.92%) Web Services
7 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.19%) JDBC
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (2.19%) PostGIS
7 4 (2.19%) REST
7 4 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.64%) .NET
8 3 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.64%) STL
8 3 (1.64%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.84%) Private Cloud
3 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.92%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.64%) Clustering
7 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.64%) PKI
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
7 3 (1.64%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.09%) DTV
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) IPTV
8 2 (1.09%) MPEG
8 2 (1.09%) NGOSS
8 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 119 (65.03%) Linux
2 48 (26.23%) Windows
3 41 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (17.49%) Solaris
5 21 (11.48%) Windows Server
6 18 (9.84%) AIX
7 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.56%) Windows 7
9 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.28%) CentOS
11 6 (3.28%) SUSE
12 4 (2.19%) NetWare
13 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.09%) zOS
14 1 (0.55%) Debian
14 1 (0.55%) Fedora
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.39%) DevOps
2 28 (15.30%) ITIL
3 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.38%) Incident Management
6 18 (9.84%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.84%) Migration
7 14 (7.65%) Open Source
8 12 (6.56%) Project Management
9 11 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.92%) Functional Testing
10 9 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.92%) Presales
10 9 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.92%) Scrum
11 8 (4.37%) SDLC
12 7 (3.83%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.28%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.94%) SQL
2 30 (16.39%) Shell Script
3 24 (13.11%) Java
4 23 (12.57%) Python
5 11 (6.01%) C++
6 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.92%) Perl
8 8 (4.37%) Korn
9 6 (3.28%) C
9 6 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.73%) AWK
10 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.73%) sed
10 5 (2.73%) VB
11 3 (1.64%) Groovy
12 2 (1.09%) COBOL
12 2 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.09%) VB6
13 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.56%) Degree
4 7 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.28%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.73%) HNC
7 4 (2.19%) CCNA
7 4 (2.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.19%) MCSE
7 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.19%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.64%) CCNP
8 3 (1.64%) ISEB
8 3 (1.64%) OCP
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.09%) CISSP
9 2 (1.09%) HND
9 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) SLA
2 6 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 5 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.28%) XenApp
4 5 (2.73%) Docker
4 5 (2.73%) vSphere
5 3 (1.64%) KVM
5 3 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) NFS
7 1 (0.55%) Postfix
7 1 (0.55%) qmail
7 1 (0.55%) RHEV
7 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.55%) Varnish
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (19.67%) Ansible
2 27 (14.75%) Puppet
3 20 (10.93%) Nagios
4 7 (3.83%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (1.64%) nmon
8 3 (1.64%) Packer
8 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.64%) vMotion
8 3 (1.64%) vRealize
9 2 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 59 (32.24%) Oracle
2 33 (18.03%) IBM
3 29 (15.85%) VMware
4 28 (15.30%) Red Hat
5 25 (13.66%) HP
6 12 (6.56%) Remedy
7 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.92%) Sybase
8 8 (4.37%) Citrix
8 8 (4.37%) Veritas
9 7 (3.83%) Cisco
9 7 (3.83%) NetApp
10 6 (3.28%) Ab Initio
10 6 (3.28%) EMC
10 6 (3.28%) Symantec
11 5 (2.73%) Dell
11 5 (2.73%) SAP
12 4 (2.19%) Altiris
12 4 (2.19%) BMC
12 4 (2.19%) Huawei
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