The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 22 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.37% 5.78% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.35% 15.74% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
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£410 £291 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.16% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.83%
UNIX
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 108 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.86% 36.73% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 12
Average daily rate £400 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £424 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Bracknell region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Bracknell region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) DB2
1 12 (46.15%) XML
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) AIX
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (23.08%) System Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Flash
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
7 4 (15.38%) Perl

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWare
1 1 (3.85%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) 3G
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
1 2 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.85%) ISUP
2 1 (3.85%) INAP
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (23.08%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
1 3 (11.54%) JBehave
1 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.85%) BitKeeper
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Tester
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) Flash
4 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.69%) Worklight
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) POSIX
6 1 (3.85%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.85%) EJB
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) VMS
5 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 6 (23.08%) System Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Document Management
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) sed
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool/Proviso
1 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) Vitria