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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 44 21 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Contract jobs citing UNIX 93 171 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.79% 6.63% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.58% 28.26% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 71 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £277 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -14.70%
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
529 605 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 23.45% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 280 221
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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 -13 33 £300 -16.08% 19
Slough -1 22 £375 -11.24% 7
Bracknell -2 9 £470 +59.32% 2
Maidenhead +4 6 £288 -28.12% 3
Wokingham 0 1 - - 2
Newbury -2 1 - - 6
Windsor - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 87 (39.37%) Linux
2 66 (29.86%) SQL
3 65 (29.41%) Windows
4 61 (27.60%) Telecoms
5 57 (25.79%) Java
6 52 (23.53%) Oracle
7 35 (15.84%) Red Hat
7 35 (15.84%) Solaris
8 33 (14.93%) Perl
8 33 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (14.48%) ITIL
9 32 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (14.48%) Degree
10 31 (14.03%) IBM
11 30 (13.57%) DNS
11 30 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (13.12%) Cisco
12 29 (13.12%) HP
13 28 (12.67%) C
13 28 (12.67%) Shell Script
14 24 (10.86%) E-Commerce
15 23 (10.41%) Security Cleared
15 23 (10.41%) WebSphere
15 23 (10.41%) Finance
16 22 (9.95%) Spring
16 22 (9.95%) NFS
16 22 (9.95%) Citrix
16 22 (9.95%) 3G
17 21 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (9.05%) Firewall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (10.41%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.88%) Apache
4 12 (5.43%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.17%) Confluence
6 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.71%) CICS
7 5 (2.26%) IIS
8 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.81%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.45%) SAP Web AS
10 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
2 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) CSG Singleview
2 8 (3.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.62%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.81%) Misys Midas
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.57%) DNS
2 22 (9.95%) 3G
3 20 (9.05%) Firewall
4 15 (6.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.33%) Internet
6 13 (5.88%) LDAP
6 13 (5.88%) HTTP
7 12 (5.43%) LTE
8 11 (4.98%) Network Security
9 10 (4.52%) ISUP
9 10 (4.52%) INAP
10 9 (4.07%) DHCP
11 8 (3.62%) FTP
11 8 (3.62%) SMS
11 8 (3.62%) SSL
11 8 (3.62%) SS7
12 7 (3.17%) SAN
13 6 (2.71%) ATM
13 6 (2.71%) HTTPS
13 6 (2.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.14%) DB2
2 16 (7.24%) MySQL
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.71%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.45%) DataStage
9 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.45%) Informix
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Subversion
2 9 (4.07%) JIRA
2 9 (4.07%) JUnit
3 5 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.81%) Hudson
4 4 (1.81%) GDB
4 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.81%) Toad
4 4 (1.81%) ERwin
4 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.81%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.81%) Introscope
4 4 (1.81%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.36%) Ant
5 3 (1.36%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.36%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.90%) Gradle
6 2 (0.90%) Maven
6 2 (0.90%) jMock
General
1 61 (27.60%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.41%) Finance
3 12 (5.43%) Billing
4 10 (4.52%) Banking
4 10 (4.52%) Retail
5 9 (4.07%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (22.17%) Developer
2 33 (14.93%) Analyst
3 20 (9.05%) Consultant
4 15 (6.79%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.43%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.43%) Administrator
6 11 (4.98%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.52%) Architect
7 10 (4.52%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.52%) Databuild Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.62%) Designer
9 8 (3.62%) Project Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Remedy Analyst
11 6 (2.71%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (2.71%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.95%) Spring
2 20 (9.05%) XML
3 18 (8.14%) HTML
4 15 (6.79%) CSS
5 14 (6.33%) SOAP
6 11 (4.98%) jQuery
6 11 (4.98%) Hibernate
6 11 (4.98%) Middleware
6 11 (4.98%) J2EE
7 9 (4.07%) .NET
7 9 (4.07%) JSP
8 8 (3.62%) Ajax
9 7 (3.17%) Spring MVC
10 6 (2.71%) XSD
10 6 (2.71%) JDBC
11 5 (2.26%) Web Services
11 5 (2.26%) Regular Expression
12 4 (1.81%) REST
12 4 (1.81%) WAP
12 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.62%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.62%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.71%) PKI
6 6 (2.71%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.26%) Open Source
8 4 (1.81%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.81%) AS400
8 4 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.81%) Physics
8 4 (1.81%) iSeries
9 3 (1.36%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) GIS
10 2 (0.90%) IPTV
10 2 (0.90%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.37%) Linux
2 65 (29.41%) Windows
3 35 (15.84%) Solaris
4 30 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (6.79%) AIX
8 12 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.07%) VMS
10 7 (3.17%) HPUX
10 7 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.81%) CentOS
13 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.90%) SUSE
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.45%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.48%) ITIL
1 32 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.86%) E-Commerce
3 16 (7.24%) Change Management
3 16 (7.24%) Migration
4 14 (6.33%) Workflow
5 13 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.98%) Data Migration
7 11 (4.98%) Scrum
7 11 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (4.52%) Information Security
9 9 (4.07%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (4.07%) MVC
9 9 (4.07%) Coaching
9 9 (4.07%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.86%) SQL
2 57 (25.79%) Java
3 33 (14.93%) Perl
4 28 (12.67%) C
4 28 (12.67%) Shell Script
5 18 (8.14%) Korn
6 12 (5.43%) VB
6 12 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.52%) C++
9 8 (3.62%) Bourne shell
10 7 (3.17%) AWK
10 7 (3.17%) Python
11 6 (2.71%) COBOL
11 6 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.71%) JCL
12 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.26%) PHP
13 4 (1.81%) RPG/400
13 4 (1.81%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (14.48%) Degree
2 23 (10.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.69%) CCNA
5 15 (6.79%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.07%) JNCIA
7 7 (3.17%) ISEB
7 7 (3.17%) RHCE
7 7 (3.17%) CCNP
8 6 (2.71%) HNC
8 6 (2.71%) MCSE
8 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.26%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.26%) CCA
9 5 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.26%) CISSP
10 4 (1.81%) CCSP
10 4 (1.81%) CCSE
10 4 (1.81%) CCSA
11 3 (1.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.95%) NFS
2 18 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.17%) Xen
5 4 (1.81%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) KVM
6 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) NDS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.98%) Nagios
2 10 (4.52%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.07%) Puppet
4 8 (3.62%) Cobbler
4 8 (3.62%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.26%) Netcool
6 4 (1.81%) OpenView
7 3 (1.36%) BMC Performance Manager
7 3 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.36%) nmon
8 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.45%) Cacti
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.45%) YUM
Vendors
1 52 (23.53%) Oracle
2 35 (15.84%) Red Hat
3 31 (14.03%) IBM
4 29 (13.12%) Cisco
4 29 (13.12%) HP
5 22 (9.95%) Citrix
6 18 (8.14%) Sun
7 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
7 16 (7.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 15 (6.79%) EMC
9 13 (5.88%) Juniper
10 12 (5.43%) TIBCO
11 11 (4.98%) BMC
12 10 (4.52%) VMware
12 10 (4.52%) Redknee
13 8 (3.62%) Isilon
13 8 (3.62%) Remedy
14 7 (3.17%) Nokia
14 7 (3.17%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.17%) hybris
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