The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bracknell region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.49% 3.09% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.98% 8.79% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £300 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 91 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.75% 35.14% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 12
Average daily rate £318 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £430 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £102.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +385.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UNIX
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) Solaris
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) IBM
7 7 (20.59%) Perl
7 7 (20.59%) DB2
7 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Workflow
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.65%) Korn
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy
8 6 (17.65%) ITSM
8 6 (17.65%) SLA
8 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
8 6 (17.65%) BMC
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 5 (14.71%) Sun
9 5 (14.71%) AIX
9 5 (14.71%) SQLPlus

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) CICS
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (17.65%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.94%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 3 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) 2G
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) 3G
4 2 (5.88%) SS7
4 2 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) Telnet
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) DB2
2 5 (14.71%) SQLPlus
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) WinRunner
1 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.94%) Introscope
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Remedy Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JDBC
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (2.94%) XSLT
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
1 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Solaris
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (14.71%) AIX
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
1 7 (20.59%) Workflow
2 6 (17.65%) ITSM
3 4 (11.76%) Change Management
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Korn
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.71%) AWK
7 4 (11.76%) JCL
7 4 (11.76%) COBOL
8 2 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Xen
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) BMC
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) Remedy
4 5 (14.71%) Sun
5 4 (11.76%) RedPrairie
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) JDA
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Informatica
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) ESRI
8 1 (2.94%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.94%) Greenplum