The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 30 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 5.38% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.02% 21.37% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +24.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
214 234 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 25.19% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 97 118
Average daily rate £325 £371 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +12.50%
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 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.33%) Java
4 14 (23.33%) Oracle
5 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (18.33%) Firewall
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco
7 10 (16.67%) Degree
8 9 (15.00%) Spring
8 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (15.00%) C
8 9 (15.00%) SQL
9 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
9 8 (13.33%) Change Management
9 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
10 7 (11.67%) VMware
10 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
10 7 (11.67%) DNS
10 7 (11.67%) Solaris
10 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (10.00%) ATM
11 6 (10.00%) Finance
11 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) ATM
4 5 (8.33%) VPN
4 5 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (6.67%) SSL
5 4 (6.67%) MPLS
5 4 (6.67%) OSPF
5 4 (6.67%) BGP
5 4 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (6.67%) SSH
6 3 (5.00%) 4G
6 3 (5.00%) IPsec
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security
6 3 (5.00%) 3G
7 2 (3.33%) IPv4
7 2 (3.33%) IPv6
7 2 (3.33%) DSL
7 2 (3.33%) L2TP
7 2 (3.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) MS Access
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) GDB
2 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.67%) Trac
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
3 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Military
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) C Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) SAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Spring
2 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (5.00%) Java SE
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 2 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.67%) LAMP
7 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.67%) jQuery
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) CGI
7 1 (1.67%) Flash
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.67%) Physics
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (3.33%) DataPower
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) AIX
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.67%) SUSE
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Change Management
3 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Security
6 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.33%) V-Model
7 2 (3.33%) Information Security
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) C
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.67%) Perl
4 4 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.33%) Fortran
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) AWK
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) HND
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) HNC
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) RHEV
5 1 (1.67%) vCloud
5 1 (1.67%) XenServer
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) NDS
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (5.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 3 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (11.67%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) BMC
7 4 (6.67%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) Remedy
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Nokia
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Sophos
9 2 (3.33%) Ab Initio
9 2 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (3.33%) hybris
10 1 (1.67%) Percona
10 1 (1.67%) ESRI
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