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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 37 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 5.99% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.58% 23.55% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 22
Median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
139 242 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.09% 25.42% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 138 125
Median daily rate £438 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 11
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £17.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £103.22 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 29 (46.77%) Solaris
4 27 (43.55%) AIX
4 27 (43.55%) IBM
5 19 (30.65%) Cisco
6 18 (29.03%) NetApp
6 18 (29.03%) SAN
6 18 (29.03%) Mainframe
7 17 (27.42%) VMware
7 17 (27.42%) Oracle
7 17 (27.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (24.19%) Law
9 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
10 14 (22.58%) EMC VNX
10 14 (22.58%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (22.58%) Perl
10 14 (22.58%) Java
10 14 (22.58%) EMC
11 13 (20.97%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (16.13%) HP
13 10 (16.13%) ClearQuest
13 10 (16.13%) XML
13 10 (16.13%) ITIL
13 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
14 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting

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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) GemFire
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sonata
2 1 (1.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) SSH
4 2 (3.23%) 2G
4 2 (3.23%) 3G
4 2 (3.23%) ATM
4 2 (3.23%) Broadband
4 2 (3.23%) DSLAM
4 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) ICMP
4 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.23%) LTE
4 2 (3.23%) PPP
4 2 (3.23%) PuTTY
4 2 (3.23%) VoIP
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) xDSL
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.45%) Kalido
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (1.61%) HBase
3 1 (1.61%) OLTP
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) ClearQuest
2 9 (14.52%) ClearCase
3 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.06%) Ant
4 5 (8.06%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) JUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Gradle
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 15 (24.19%) Law
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.06%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Integration Test Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Cognos Support
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) CGI
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) SOAP
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) Flash
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.61%) Java EE
5 1 (1.61%) JSON
5 1 (1.61%) Kafka
5 1 (1.61%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Mainframe
2 17 (27.42%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
4 14 (22.58%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (22.58%) EMC VNX
5 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.61%) AS400
7 1 (1.61%) iSeries
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Solaris
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) AIX
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.45%) CentOS
6 4 (6.45%) Debian
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
2 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
3 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
3 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
3 6 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (9.68%) Use Case
4 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.45%) DevOps
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) BDD
6 2 (3.23%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.23%) Line Management
6 2 (3.23%) Open Source
6 2 (3.23%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 14 (22.58%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) Perl
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Korn
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) CCNA
2 4 (6.45%) CCNP
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) SCSA
4 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.61%) HNC
5 1 (1.61%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.61%) RHCA
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) Ceph
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
3 1 (1.61%) iptables
3 1 (1.61%) KVM
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.61%) Squid
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) SELinux
5 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.61%) Cacti
6 1 (1.61%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.61%) Nagios
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.61%) RANCID
6 1 (1.61%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) IBM
2 19 (30.65%) Cisco
3 18 (29.03%) NetApp
4 17 (27.42%) Oracle
4 17 (27.42%) VMware
5 14 (22.58%) EMC
6 10 (16.13%) HP
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.45%) Cognos
9 4 (6.45%) Hyperion
9 4 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (6.45%) Veritas
10 3 (4.84%) Citrix
11 2 (3.23%) Altiris
11 2 (3.23%) Huawei
11 2 (3.23%) Sun
12 1 (1.61%) F5
12 1 (1.61%) Pega
12 1 (1.61%) Sitecore