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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing UNIX 21 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.82% 10.26% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 26.67% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £314 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -30.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
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
60 90 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.21% 38.46% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 13
Average daily rate £400 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.38% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.88 £182.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% -84.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (51.85%) Java
1 14 (51.85%) DB2
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (33.33%) J2EE
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (29.63%) System Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Flash
6 7 (25.93%) AIX
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) MQSeries
7 6 (22.22%) ISEB
8 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Commerce Server
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWare
1 1 (3.70%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LTE
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) ISUP
2 1 (3.70%) INAP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) DB2
2 8 (29.63%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
2 3 (11.11%) JBehave
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (3.70%) BitKeeper
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) J2EE
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Flash
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) Worklight
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) POSIX
6 1 (3.70%) EJB
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.70%) YAML
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) AIX
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (29.63%) System Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Document Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Korn
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) sed
7 1 (3.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.70%) yum
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool/Proviso
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Vitria