The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 44 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 63 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 7.45% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.42% 28.25% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 19
Median daily rate £380 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £283 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +11.42%
Unix
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 223 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.75% 26.36% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 103
Median daily rate £375 £417 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 15
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 48 (61.54%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Windows
3 20 (25.64%) Red Hat
4 17 (21.79%) Oracle
4 17 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server
5 16 (20.51%) Puppet
5 16 (20.51%) Solaris
6 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
7 14 (17.95%) Java
8 13 (16.67%) ITIL
8 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 13 (16.67%) Ansible
9 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.10%) SLA
10 11 (14.10%) XML
10 11 (14.10%) VMware
11 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.82%) SOAP
11 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.82%) DevOps
11 10 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
12 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
12 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
12 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
12 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 9 (11.54%) HP

Unix
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 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.13%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.28%) Boomi
2 1 (1.28%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (7.69%) SAN
3 5 (6.41%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (6.41%) GGSN
3 5 (6.41%) SGSN
3 5 (6.41%) SS7
3 5 (6.41%) SSL
4 4 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.13%) H.323
4 4 (5.13%) MGCP
4 4 (5.13%) VoIP
5 3 (3.85%) 3G
5 3 (3.85%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.85%) MPLS
5 3 (3.85%) UMTS
5 3 (3.85%) VLAN
5 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) DB2
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) AppScan
7 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (10.26%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Junior
2 8 (10.26%) Junior Linux Engineer
2 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Architect
3 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Administrator
4 6 (7.69%) DBA
4 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 6 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior Support Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) XML
2 10 (12.82%) SOAP
3 8 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.13%) PostGIS
5 2 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.28%) CGI
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
6 1 (1.28%) JDBC
6 1 (1.28%) LAMP
6 1 (1.28%) Servlets
6 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.41%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.28%) IPTV
6 1 (1.28%) MPEG
6 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Windows
3 17 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (21.79%) Windows Server
4 16 (20.51%) Solaris
5 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.69%) AIX
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) Debian
9 1 (1.28%) Fedora
9 1 (1.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) SUSE
9 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.82%) DevOps
3 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.54%) Migration
3 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.97%) Use Case
6 6 (7.69%) Open Source
7 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Presales
7 5 (6.41%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) Time Management
8 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) Perl
4 5 (6.41%) Python
4 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) C
5 2 (2.56%) C++
5 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) ABAP
6 1 (1.28%) Groovy
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) OCP
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CEH
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) GCIA
6 1 (1.28%) GCIH
6 1 (1.28%) RHCA
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) KVM
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.56%) NFS
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (1.28%) Postfix
6 1 (1.28%) qmail
6 1 (1.28%) RHEV
6 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.28%) Varnish
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.28%) Xen
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Puppet
2 13 (16.67%) Ansible
3 7 (8.97%) Nagios
4 3 (3.85%) vMotion
5 2 (2.56%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.28%) Bacula
6 1 (1.28%) Control-M
6 1 (1.28%) Kibana
6 1 (1.28%) logstash
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.28%) Salt
6 1 (1.28%) SCOM
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Red Hat
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle
3 11 (14.10%) VMware
4 9 (11.54%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) Remedy
6 7 (8.97%) IBM
7 6 (7.69%) Veritas
8 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.13%) Sybase
10 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
10 3 (3.85%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.85%) Huawei
10 3 (3.85%) Nokia
10 3 (3.85%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (3.85%) Samsung
11 2 (2.56%) F5
11 2 (2.56%) Informatica
11 2 (2.56%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
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