The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead 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 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.88% 9.59% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 24.14% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £200 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.51% 39.73% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 0
Average daily rate £265 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Maidenhead region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Maidenhead region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Retail-J
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Nessus
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Retail-J
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco