The first table below looks at the demand for FreeBSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 31 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
213 234 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 25.24% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 120
Average daily rate £325 £371 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
FreeBSD
Berkshire

FreeBSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FreeBSD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FreeBSD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Trac

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios