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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 15 9 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.97% 10.95% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.69% 32.84% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 0
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£400 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +18.64%
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
52 67 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.31% 33.33% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 22
Average daily rate £363 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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
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 30 June 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 14 (46.67%) Java
1 14 (46.67%) DB2
1 14 (46.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 11 (36.67%) Retail
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) IBM
5 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (30.00%) J2EE
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (26.67%) AIX
6 8 (26.67%) Flash
6 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 8 (26.67%) System Testing
6 8 (26.67%) DbVisualizer
7 7 (23.33%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) MQSeries
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) VMware
10 4 (13.33%) Test Automation

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWare
1 1 (3.33%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) 3G
1 2 (6.67%) LTE
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.33%) ISUP
2 1 (3.33%) INAP
2 1 (3.33%) 2G
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) DB2
2 8 (26.67%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) JBehave
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (3.33%) BitKeeper
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) Flash
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) Worklight
5 2 (6.67%) POSIX
6 1 (3.33%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.33%) EJB
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 8 (26.67%) System Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Document Management
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Korn
7 1 (3.33%) sed
7 1 (3.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool/Proviso
1 1 (3.33%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Vitria