The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing UNIX 105 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.25% 5.40% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.47% 22.82% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £503 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
513 574 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.77% 23.66% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 254 230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +21.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 34 £350 -4.10% 13
Bracknell +16 17 £385 +28.33% 3
Maidenhead +6 16 £223 -49.43% 2
Slough -1 14 £419 +90.34% 5
Newbury 0 2 £200 -38.46% 9
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 90 (39.65%) Linux
2 84 (37.00%) Telecoms
3 71 (31.28%) Windows
3 71 (31.28%) Oracle
4 65 (28.63%) SQL
5 55 (24.23%) Java
6 45 (19.82%) Solaris
7 36 (15.86%) IBM
8 32 (14.10%) ITIL
9 31 (13.66%) Shell Script
10 30 (13.22%) Degree
11 29 (12.78%) Finance
12 28 (12.33%) Security Cleared
12 28 (12.33%) AIX
13 27 (11.89%) WebSphere
14 26 (11.45%) Red Hat
14 26 (11.45%) Firewall
15 25 (11.01%) Perl
15 25 (11.01%) C
15 25 (11.01%) Cisco
16 24 (10.57%) Tivoli
16 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (10.13%) DB2
17 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
18 22 (9.69%) E-Commerce
18 22 (9.69%) HP
19 21 (9.25%) Migration
20 19 (8.37%) SC Cleared
20 19 (8.37%) WebLogic

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (11.89%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.37%) WebLogic
3 18 (7.93%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.41%) Apache
5 7 (3.08%) Confluence
6 6 (2.64%) CICS
6 6 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.76%) IIS
7 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.44%) SAP Web AS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Office
2 7 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.29%) CSG Singleview
2 8 (3.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.52%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.88%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.88%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.44%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.44%) Metrica
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.45%) Firewall
2 16 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.61%) DNS
4 12 (5.29%) 3G
4 12 (5.29%) FTP
5 9 (3.96%) SS7
5 9 (3.96%) SAN
6 8 (3.52%) Internet
6 8 (3.52%) Network Security
6 8 (3.52%) HTTP
6 8 (3.52%) ATM
7 5 (2.20%) VPN
7 5 (2.20%) SSL
7 5 (2.20%) SSH
7 5 (2.20%) 4G
8 4 (1.76%) 2G
8 4 (1.76%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.76%) MPLS
8 4 (1.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.13%) DB2
1 23 (10.13%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.73%) MySQL
3 9 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.64%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.44%) DataStage
9 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.96%) JIRA
2 8 (3.52%) Subversion
3 7 (3.08%) JUnit
3 7 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (2.20%) TestDirector
5 4 (1.76%) Introscope
5 4 (1.76%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (1.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.76%) Toad
5 4 (1.76%) GDB
6 3 (1.32%) JProfiler
6 3 (1.32%) WinRunner
6 3 (1.32%) Ant
6 3 (1.32%) Selenium
7 2 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.88%) ERwin
7 2 (0.88%) Gradle
7 2 (0.88%) Hudson
8 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 84 (37.00%) Telecoms
2 29 (12.78%) Finance
3 12 (5.29%) Retail
3 12 (5.29%) Billing
4 9 (3.96%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Military
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (21.59%) Developer
2 43 (18.94%) Analyst
3 16 (7.05%) Consultant
4 15 (6.61%) Java Developer
5 13 (5.73%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.29%) Architect
7 10 (4.41%) Security Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Databuild Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Designer
8 9 (3.96%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Administrator
9 8 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.08%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Remedy Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (2.64%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) J2EE
2 17 (7.49%) Spring
3 16 (7.05%) XML
4 14 (6.17%) HTML
4 14 (6.17%) Middleware
5 12 (5.29%) CSS
6 10 (4.41%) jQuery
7 9 (3.96%) Ajax
8 8 (3.52%) Regular Expression
8 8 (3.52%) .NET
8 8 (3.52%) JSP
9 7 (3.08%) SOAP
9 7 (3.08%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.08%) Spring MVC
10 6 (2.64%) JDBC
10 6 (2.64%) XSD
11 5 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (1.32%) Web Services
12 3 (1.32%) Java SE
12 3 (1.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) Clustering
4 5 (2.20%) DataPower
5 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.76%) Physics
5 4 (1.76%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.76%) PKI
5 4 (1.76%) Replication
6 3 (1.32%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.32%) Open Source
7 2 (0.88%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.88%) iSeries
7 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 90 (39.65%) Linux
2 71 (31.28%) Windows
3 45 (19.82%) Solaris
4 28 (12.33%) AIX
5 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.85%) HPUX
8 8 (3.52%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.64%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (2.20%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.76%) CentOS
13 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.32%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.10%) ITIL
2 24 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.69%) E-Commerce
4 21 (9.25%) Migration
5 13 (5.73%) Scrum
5 13 (5.73%) Workflow
5 13 (5.73%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.73%) Change Management
6 12 (5.29%) Data Migration
6 12 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.85%) SOA
8 10 (4.41%) OO
8 10 (4.41%) MVC
8 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (4.41%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.41%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.41%) SIEM
9 9 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (3.52%) Software Testing
10 8 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.63%) SQL
2 55 (24.23%) Java
3 31 (13.66%) Shell Script
4 25 (11.01%) Perl
4 25 (11.01%) C
5 10 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.96%) Korn
7 8 (3.52%) C++
8 7 (3.08%) AWK
9 6 (2.64%) JCL
9 6 (2.64%) COBOL
9 6 (2.64%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.20%) VB
10 5 (2.20%) Python
11 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.32%) Ruby
11 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.88%) RPG
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Degree
2 28 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.37%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.85%) CCNA
6 8 (3.52%) ISEB
7 7 (3.08%) CISSP
8 6 (2.64%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.20%) CCNP
9 5 (2.20%) CISA
9 5 (2.20%) CISM
10 4 (1.76%) RHCE
10 4 (1.76%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.88%) HND
13 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.32%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) NFS
1 9 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.08%) Xen
4 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.32%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) RHEV
8 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.44%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.44%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (10.57%) Tivoli
2 9 (3.96%) Puppet
3 7 (3.08%) Netcool
4 6 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.64%) Cobbler
5 5 (2.20%) Ionix
5 5 (2.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 5 (2.20%) Netcool/Webtop
6 4 (1.76%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.32%) Nagios
7 3 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.32%) BMC Performance Manager
7 3 (1.32%) nmon
7 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.44%) Cacti
9 1 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 71 (31.28%) Oracle
2 36 (15.86%) IBM
3 26 (11.45%) Red Hat
4 25 (11.01%) Cisco
5 22 (9.69%) HP
6 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (7.49%) Sun
8 12 (5.29%) EMC
8 12 (5.29%) VMware
9 11 (4.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 11 (4.85%) BMC
10 10 (4.41%) Citrix
11 9 (3.96%) Juniper
11 9 (3.96%) Remedy
12 8 (3.52%) hybris
12 8 (3.52%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.08%) Ab Initio
13 7 (3.08%) Nokia
14 6 (2.64%) RedPrairie
15 5 (2.20%) Redknee
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