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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.96% 5.11% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.06% 16.00% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£470 £295 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.32% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £356 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.50%
UNIX
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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
64 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 28.19% 31.91% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 15
Average daily rate £313 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £142 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 (51.43%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) IBM
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) Workflow
5 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (20.00%) DB2
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Solaris
5 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.14%) AIX
6 6 (17.14%) BMC
6 6 (17.14%) SLA
6 6 (17.14%) Remedy
6 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
6 6 (17.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (17.14%) Remedy AR System
6 6 (17.14%) Retail
6 6 (17.14%) ITSM
6 6 (17.14%) Korn
6 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (14.29%) Cobbler
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Puppet

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) CICS
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (17.14%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
1 5 (14.29%) 3G
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) LTE
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) ISUP
3 3 (8.57%) INAP
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) SS7
4 2 (5.71%) 2G
4 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (5.71%) 4G
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) SQLPlus
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Introscope
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Remedy Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) JDBC
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (17.14%) AIX
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) VMS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) zOS
8 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Workflow
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (17.14%) ITSM
2 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Database Security
6 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) MODAF
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) Korn
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) AWK
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) COBOL
6 4 (11.43%) JCL
7 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Xen
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
2 5 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 5 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) BMC
3 6 (17.14%) Remedy
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) Sun
5 4 (11.43%) RedPrairie
6 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.57%) JDA
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
7 2 (5.71%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) ESRI
8 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Informatica
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco