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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 78 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.31% 7.98% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.36% 31.08% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 17
Median daily rate £338 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £331 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
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
137 251 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.44% 25.66% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 149 93
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 21
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 15 (24.19%) XML
4 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) Oracle
6 13 (20.97%) Solaris
6 13 (20.97%) IBM
6 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
7 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
7 12 (19.35%) SOAP
7 12 (19.35%) Perl
8 11 (17.74%) AIX
8 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
8 11 (17.74%) HP
8 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
9 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 9 (14.52%) ClearQuest
10 9 (14.52%) Middleware
10 9 (14.52%) Use Case
10 9 (14.52%) Migration
10 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
11 8 (12.90%) DevOps
11 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
11 8 (12.90%) ITIL

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 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.61%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) GemFire
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) HP Helion
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Boomi
3 1 (1.61%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) PuTTY
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
3 3 (4.84%) VLAN
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.61%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.61%) PSTN
5 1 (1.61%) UMTS
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) DB2
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Kalido
3 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.61%) HBase
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
2 9 (14.52%) ClearQuest
3 8 (12.90%) ClearCase
3 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Ant
6 3 (4.84%) JIRA
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) AppScan
8 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
8 1 (1.61%) JMeter
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Analyst
1 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.84%) Cognos Support
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) XML
2 12 (19.35%) SOAP
3 9 (14.52%) Middleware
4 7 (11.29%) .NET
5 5 (8.06%) CGI
5 5 (8.06%) HTML
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.23%) Java EE
7 2 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.61%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) Kafka
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.61%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.29%) Private Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Solaris
4 11 (17.74%) AIX
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Fedora
8 1 (1.61%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
2 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) Use Case
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps
4 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Presales
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.45%) Time Management
8 4 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Perl
3 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) ABAP
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) ISEB
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) OCP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.61%) RHCA
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) HDFS
4 1 (1.61%) Postfix
4 1 (1.61%) qmail
4 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.61%) Varnish
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Ansible
2 6 (9.68%) Puppet
3 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.61%) Bacula
6 1 (1.61%) Cacti
6 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.61%) Kibana
6 1 (1.61%) logstash
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.61%) Plesk
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.61%) Salt
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) WebInspect
6 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) IBM
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) HP
3 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Cognos
5 4 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
7 2 (3.23%) Altiris
7 2 (3.23%) ForgeRock
7 2 (3.23%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) Pega
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.23%) Sybase
8 1 (1.61%) Concur
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds