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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 132 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.58% 4.37% 4.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.93% 21.65% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 41
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -9.83%
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
602 582 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.87% 20.19% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 284 191
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £14.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.30 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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 +21 52 £425 +13.33% 18
Bracknell +9 22 £410 +53.43% 1
Slough +4 14 £375 +9.09% 4
Maidenhead +6 5 £250 +25.00%
Newbury -20 3 £300 -7.69% 5
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 120 (52.86%) Linux
2 72 (31.72%) Java
2 72 (31.72%) SQL
3 68 (29.96%) Oracle
4 63 (27.75%) Telecoms
5 47 (20.70%) Windows
6 40 (17.62%) Perl
7 37 (16.30%) XML
8 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
9 34 (14.98%) HTML
10 33 (14.54%) TCP/IP
11 32 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (12.78%) Solaris
12 29 (12.78%) VMware
13 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
14 24 (10.57%) Python
15 23 (10.13%) JavaScript
16 22 (9.69%) C++
16 22 (9.69%) DB2
16 22 (9.69%) HP
16 22 (9.69%) Finance
16 22 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (9.69%) Relational Database
17 21 (9.25%) Oracle Database
17 21 (9.25%) LTE
17 21 (9.25%) Multithreading
17 21 (9.25%) 3G
17 21 (9.25%) RDBMS
17 21 (9.25%) SOAP
17 21 (9.25%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (8.37%) Apache
1 19 (8.37%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.73%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.85%) JBoss
5 7 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.20%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.76%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.32%) CMS
9 3 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.32%) Lync
10 2 (0.88%) SAS
10 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
2 8 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.32%) Maximo
3 2 (0.88%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.44%) Unica
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.88%) GitHub
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.88%) HP Helion
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.54%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.25%) 3G
2 21 (9.25%) LTE
3 20 (8.81%) Firewall
3 20 (8.81%) HTTP
4 19 (8.37%) DNS
5 17 (7.49%) 4G
6 13 (5.73%) VoIP
7 12 (5.29%) 2G
7 12 (5.29%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (4.85%) SSH
8 11 (4.85%) Internet
9 9 (3.96%) LDAP
9 9 (3.96%) INAP
9 9 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.52%) DAB
10 8 (3.52%) FTP
11 7 (3.08%) GSM
12 6 (2.64%) Broadband
12 6 (2.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.69%) DB2
1 22 (9.69%) Relational Database
2 21 (9.25%) Oracle Database
2 21 (9.25%) RDBMS
3 15 (6.61%) OLTP
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.08%) MS Access
5 7 (3.08%) MySQL
6 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.64%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (2.64%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (2.20%) Big Data
7 5 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.88%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.88%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Ant
1 5 (2.20%) JUnit
2 4 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.76%) Subversion
2 4 (1.76%) Maven
2 4 (1.76%) Selenium
3 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.32%) JBehave
3 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.32%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.88%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.44%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.44%) BitKeeper
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.44%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (27.75%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.69%) Finance
3 13 (5.73%) Back Office
3 13 (5.73%) Retail
4 8 (3.52%) Marketing
5 5 (2.20%) Front Office
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.76%) Electronics
6 4 (1.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (22.91%) Developer
2 21 (9.25%) Support Engineer
3 17 (7.49%) Analyst
4 15 (6.61%) C++ Developer
5 14 (6.17%) Administrator
6 13 (5.73%) Consultant
7 11 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.96%) Architect
9 9 (3.96%) Project Engineer
10 8 (3.52%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.08%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.08%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Ab Initio Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.64%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.20%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.20%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) XML
2 34 (14.98%) HTML
3 21 (9.25%) SOAP
4 20 (8.81%) J2EE
5 16 (7.05%) Web Services
6 12 (5.29%) CSS
7 8 (3.52%) STL
7 8 (3.52%) XHTML
7 8 (3.52%) Middleware
8 7 (3.08%) Spring
8 7 (3.08%) RESTful
9 6 (2.64%) LAMP
9 6 (2.64%) Flash
9 6 (2.64%) JSP
10 5 (2.20%) Struts
10 5 (2.20%) Java EE
11 4 (1.76%) JSON
11 4 (1.76%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.76%) JSF
11 4 (1.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.85%) PKI
3 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.20%) Open Source
4 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) AS400
5 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.32%) iSeries
6 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.88%) MPEG
6 2 (0.88%) DTV
6 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.88%) Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) STB
6 2 (0.88%) IPTV
6 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 120 (52.86%) Linux
2 47 (20.70%) Windows
3 32 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (12.78%) Solaris
5 15 (6.61%) AIX
6 6 (2.64%) VMS
6 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.20%) Android
7 5 (2.20%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.76%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.32%) HPUX
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.88%) zOS
10 2 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (9.25%) ITIL
2 21 (9.25%) Multithreading
3 15 (6.61%) Migration
4 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
4 14 (6.17%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.85%) Configuration Management
5 11 (4.85%) CRM
6 10 (4.41%) Change Control
7 9 (3.96%) OO
7 9 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (3.96%) Change Management
7 9 (3.96%) TDD
8 8 (3.52%) Project Management
8 8 (3.52%) Service Management
8 8 (3.52%) Automated Testing
8 8 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.08%) Release Management
9 7 (3.08%) System Testing
9 7 (3.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.72%) Java
1 72 (31.72%) SQL
2 40 (17.62%) Perl
3 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
4 24 (10.57%) Python
5 23 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.69%) C++
7 12 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.41%) PHP
9 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.64%) Korn
10 6 (2.64%) C
10 6 (2.64%) MUMPS
11 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.20%) C#
12 4 (1.76%) AWK
12 4 (1.76%) sed
13 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.88%) XPath
14 2 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Degree
2 16 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.17%) CCNA
4 12 (5.29%) CCNP
5 9 (3.96%) HNC
6 6 (2.64%) ISEB
7 5 (2.20%) HND
7 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.76%) MCSE
9 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.32%) SCSA
9 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.32%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.88%) CCSA
10 2 (0.88%) CCSE
10 2 (0.88%) CCSP
11 1 (0.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 8 (3.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.08%) NFS
4 6 (2.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) NDS
6 1 (0.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) Nagios
2 6 (2.64%) Puppet
3 5 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.32%) SCOM
4 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.32%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.32%) SCSM
4 3 (1.32%) logstash
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.32%) Netcool
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.88%) OpenView
5 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) yum
6 1 (0.44%) Netcool/Proviso
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.44%) Salt
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 68 (29.96%) Oracle
2 36 (15.86%) Red Hat
3 29 (12.78%) VMware
4 22 (9.69%) HP
5 18 (7.93%) Sybase
5 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.61%) Sun
7 14 (6.17%) Cisco
7 14 (6.17%) IBM
7 14 (6.17%) Citrix
8 9 (3.96%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.96%) F5
9 7 (3.08%) Crossbeam
9 7 (3.08%) Ab Initio
9 7 (3.08%) Veritas
10 6 (2.64%) InterSystems
10 6 (2.64%) Remedy
10 6 (2.64%) Dell
10 6 (2.64%) ComArch
11 5 (2.20%) Redknee
Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago