The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 23 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 Newbury 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.59% 1.79% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 9.09% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.90% 19.64% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.36 £24.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% +36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
Berkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) J2EE
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) SOA
4 6 (35.29%) EMC
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (29.41%) Ionix
5 5 (29.41%) Netcool/Webtop
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
5 5 (29.41%) Netcool
5 5 (29.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Domain Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
3 1 (5.88%) C Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Derivative
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SOA
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) B2C
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
1 5 (29.41%) Netcool
1 5 (29.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 5 (29.41%) Netcool/Webtop
1 5 (29.41%) Ionix
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Teradata
5 1 (5.88%) hybris
Newbury, Berkshire
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