The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 69 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £282
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Unix Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
855 847 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.43% 94.22% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 431 433
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Unix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Unix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat