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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 49 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 83 123 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 4.79% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.77% 23.65% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 66
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
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
467 520 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.42% 20.25% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 257 255
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £25.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Reading -14 36 £448 +5.29% 18
Bracknell -13 14 £488 +18.77% 3
Wokingham - 6 - - 1
Slough +3 3 £300 -60.00% 4
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 108 (65.45%) Linux
2 50 (30.30%) Windows
3 43 (26.06%) Oracle
4 38 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (21.21%) Ansible
6 33 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 33 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 32 (19.39%) Solaris
7 32 (19.39%) IBM
7 32 (19.39%) DevOps
8 29 (17.58%) SQL
9 27 (16.36%) Middleware
10 26 (15.76%) WebLogic
10 26 (15.76%) Tomcat
10 26 (15.76%) Active Directory
11 25 (15.15%) Python
11 25 (15.15%) Shell Script
12 24 (14.55%) ITIL
12 24 (14.55%) Java
12 24 (14.55%) Red Hat
12 24 (14.55%) SLA
12 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (14.55%) Jenkins
13 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
13 23 (13.94%) VMware
14 22 (13.33%) HP
14 22 (13.33%) Puppet
14 22 (13.33%) Windows Server
15 21 (12.73%) Oracle Database
15 21 (12.73%) Configuration Management

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 26 (15.76%) Tomcat
1 26 (15.76%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.67%) JBoss
3 10 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.24%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.64%) Apache
7 5 (3.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.82%) Confluence
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.21%) CMS
10 2 (1.21%) Documentum
10 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
2 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.21%) MS Project
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.42%) HP Helion
3 3 (1.82%) Boomi
4 2 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (9.70%) SS7
2 13 (7.88%) H.323
2 13 (7.88%) MGCP
3 12 (7.27%) SAN
4 11 (6.67%) GGSN
4 11 (6.67%) HTTP
4 11 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.06%) VoIP
6 9 (5.45%) GPRS
6 9 (5.45%) UMTS
6 9 (5.45%) WCDMA
7 7 (4.24%) CDMA
7 7 (4.24%) Firewall
7 7 (4.24%) GSM
8 6 (3.64%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.64%) SGSN
8 6 (3.64%) SSL
8 6 (3.64%) VLAN
9 5 (3.03%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.85%) MySQL
5 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.42%) DB2
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.21%) OLTP
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.61%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (7.27%) Vagrant
5 10 (6.06%) JIRA
5 10 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.45%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.64%) Subversion
8 5 (3.03%) Maven
9 4 (2.42%) JUnit
10 3 (1.82%) FishEye
10 3 (1.82%) Introscope
10 3 (1.82%) JProfiler
10 3 (1.82%) Toad
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.21%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.21%) SilkPerformer
12 1 (0.61%) Ant
12 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (11.52%) Analyst
2 19 (11.52%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.30%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Architect
5 15 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Administrator
6 13 (7.88%) Linux Support
7 11 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Junior
10 8 (4.85%) Junior Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.85%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) DBA
11 7 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.36%) Middleware
2 15 (9.09%) JSON
3 14 (8.48%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (7.88%) JMS
4 13 (7.88%) XML
5 11 (6.67%) SOAP
6 9 (5.45%) Web Services
7 6 (3.64%) J2EE
8 4 (2.42%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.42%) JDBC
8 4 (2.42%) PostGIS
8 4 (2.42%) REST
9 3 (1.82%) .NET
9 3 (1.82%) HTML
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (1.82%) STL
10 2 (1.21%) jQuery
10 2 (1.21%) RESTful
10 2 (1.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Private Cloud
2 16 (9.70%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.85%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.42%) Clustering
7 4 (2.42%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.82%) PKI
8 3 (1.82%) Replication
9 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) NGOSS
10 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 108 (65.45%) Linux
2 50 (30.30%) Windows
3 38 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (19.39%) Solaris
5 22 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.30%) AIX
6 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.27%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.64%) CentOS
10 6 (3.64%) SUSE
11 4 (2.42%) NetWare
12 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.39%) DevOps
2 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (14.55%) ITIL
3 21 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 18 (10.91%) Incident Management
5 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.48%) Migration
7 10 (6.06%) Open Source
8 9 (5.45%) Functional Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.45%) Presales
8 9 (5.45%) Project Management
8 9 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.24%) SDLC
11 6 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.64%) Scrum
11 6 (3.64%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (3.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.58%) SQL
2 25 (15.15%) Python
2 25 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 24 (14.55%) Java
4 10 (6.06%) C++
5 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.24%) Perl
6 6 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.03%) C
8 4 (2.42%) VB
9 3 (1.82%) Groovy
9 3 (1.82%) Korn
10 2 (1.21%) PHP
10 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) ABAP
11 1 (0.61%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) COBOL
11 1 (0.61%) Delphi
11 1 (0.61%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) Degree
4 9 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.42%) CCNA
7 4 (2.42%) HNC
7 4 (2.42%) MCSE
7 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.42%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.82%) ISEB
8 3 (1.82%) OCP
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.21%) CCNP
9 2 (1.21%) CISSP
9 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.55%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 5 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) XenApp
4 5 (3.03%) Docker
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.03%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) KVM
5 3 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.21%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
7 1 (0.61%) qmail
7 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.61%) Varnish
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (21.21%) Ansible
2 22 (13.33%) Puppet
3 15 (9.09%) Nagios
4 7 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.82%) nmon
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.82%) Packer
7 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.82%) vMotion
7 3 (1.82%) vRealize
8 2 (1.21%) Cacti
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.21%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Oracle
2 32 (19.39%) IBM
3 24 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 23 (13.94%) VMware
5 22 (13.33%) HP
6 12 (7.27%) Remedy
7 10 (6.06%) Sybase
8 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.45%) Veritas
9 7 (4.24%) Citrix
10 6 (3.64%) Cisco
10 6 (3.64%) EMC
11 5 (3.03%) Dell
11 5 (3.03%) Symantec
12 4 (2.42%) Altiris
12 4 (2.42%) BMC
12 4 (2.42%) NetApp
12 4 (2.42%) SAP
13 3 (1.82%) Huawei
13 3 (1.82%) Nokia Networks
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