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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 16 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.06% 4.76% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.41% 14.71% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate £291 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.32%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 35.13% 32.38% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 7
Average daily rate £325 £345 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £495 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Solaris
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) Perl
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
6 7 (29.17%) Retail
6 7 (29.17%) Korn
7 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) DB2
7 6 (25.00%) VB
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) Middleware
8 5 (20.83%) Xen
9 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (16.67%) SNMP
9 4 (16.67%) CICS
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) COBOL
9 4 (16.67%) RedPrairie
9 4 (16.67%) JCL
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.67%) VMware Server
9 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) CICS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SNMP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) LTE
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) GSM
4 1 (4.17%) UMTS
4 1 (4.17%) 3G
4 1 (4.17%) SS7
4 1 (4.17%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (4.17%) OSS Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) EJB
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) V-Model
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) Korn
4 6 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) COBOL
5 4 (16.67%) JCL
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) AWK
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Xen
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) NFS
3 3 (12.50%) Samba
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) RedPrairie
5 3 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 3 (12.50%) Egenera
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) JDA
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) Greenplum
7 1 (4.17%) JBoss
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) Informatica
7 1 (4.17%) ESRI