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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.81% 3.72% 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.57% 17.02% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +59.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £187 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
51 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.65% 21.86% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 27
Average daily rate £238 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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 20 (64.52%) DB2
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) IBM
3 12 (38.71%) Retail
4 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (35.48%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) J2EE
6 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.81%) Flash
7 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) System Testing
7 8 (25.81%) DbVisualizer
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) AIX
8 7 (22.58%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) ISEB
9 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
10 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
10 5 (16.13%) webMethods
10 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
10 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Migration

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (35.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Commerce Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) 3G
1 2 (6.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.23%) VoLTE
2 1 (3.23%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.23%) ISUP
2 1 (3.23%) INAP
2 1 (3.23%) 2G
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) SNMP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
1 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) JBehave
2 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) PVCS
General
1 12 (38.71%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) J2EE
3 8 (25.81%) Flash
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.45%) Worklight
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) zOS
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) VMS
5 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
2 8 (25.81%) System Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) VB
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) VB6
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.23%) yum
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) IBM
2 7 (22.58%) HP
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) webMethods
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.45%) Apigee
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) Serena
7 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.23%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (3.23%) Egenera
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