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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.76% 3.08% 5.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 8.51% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +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 £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 94 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.94% 36.15% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
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 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 24 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 24 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 22 (64.71%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Solaris
4 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Java
6 8 (23.53%) IBM
6 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.59%) Perl
7 7 (20.59%) DB2
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Workflow
7 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.65%) Korn
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) ITSM
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy
8 6 (17.65%) BMC
8 6 (17.65%) SLA
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (14.71%) Puppet
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (14.71%) Cobbler

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
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%) SS7
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) 3G
4 2 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) DB2
2 5 (14.71%) SQLPlus
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) WinRunner
1 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.94%) Introscope
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Remedy Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.88%) Network 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 Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (2.94%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) JDBC
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Solaris
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
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%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) User Stories
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%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Xen
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
1 5 (14.71%) Cobbler
1 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) Remedy
4 6 (17.65%) BMC
5 5 (14.71%) Sun
6 4 (11.76%) RedPrairie
7 3 (8.82%) JDA
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Greenplum
9 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.94%) JBoss
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (2.94%) Informatica
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) ESRI