The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing UNIX 52 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.06% 3.11% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.57% 15.35% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 9
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -9.83%
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
280 215 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.24% 20.24% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 106 71
Average daily rate £375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 59 (65.56%) Linux
2 29 (32.22%) Telecoms
3 27 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (23.33%) Windows
6 19 (21.11%) SQL
6 19 (21.11%) Oracle
7 17 (18.89%) 3G
7 17 (18.89%) LTE
8 16 (17.78%) 4G
8 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 15 (16.67%) Solaris
9 15 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 15 (16.67%) HP
10 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
11 13 (14.44%) HTML
11 13 (14.44%) Java
12 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 11 (12.22%) 2G
13 11 (12.22%) Finance
13 11 (12.22%) Perl
13 11 (12.22%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (12.22%) Degree
14 10 (11.11%) XML
14 10 (11.11%) ITIL
14 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (11.11%) Sun
14 10 (11.11%) CCNA
14 10 (11.11%) HTTP
14 10 (11.11%) PKI

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (7.78%) Apache
1 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.67%) JBoss
2 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.33%) Lync
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.11%) Node.js
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Office
3 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Maximo
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.11%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) 3G
1 17 (18.89%) LTE
2 16 (17.78%) 4G
3 15 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.22%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (12.22%) 2G
5 10 (11.11%) HTTP
6 9 (10.00%) VoIP
6 9 (10.00%) DNS
6 9 (10.00%) Firewall
7 8 (8.89%) SSH
8 7 (7.78%) GSM
9 6 (6.67%) 3GPP
9 6 (6.67%) FTP
10 5 (5.56%) VPN
10 5 (5.56%) LDAP
10 5 (5.56%) MGW
10 5 (5.56%) NAS
10 5 (5.56%) INAP
10 5 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.67%) DB2
2 6 (6.67%) MS Access
3 5 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (32.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Electronics
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Developer
3 8 (8.89%) Administrator
4 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Linux Support
6 4 (4.44%) Mac Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) HTML
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 7 (7.78%) Middleware
4 6 (6.67%) Web Services
5 5 (5.56%) SOAP
5 5 (5.56%) J2EE
6 4 (4.44%) jQuery
6 4 (4.44%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
7 3 (3.33%) XHTML
8 2 (2.22%) JMS
8 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.22%) Spring
8 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.11%) Ajax
9 1 (1.11%) YUI
9 1 (1.11%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.11%) RESTful
9 1 (1.11%) Struts2
9 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) PKI
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.22%) IPTV
4 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.22%) MPEG
4 2 (2.22%) DTV
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) AS400
4 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.22%) STB
4 2 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (65.56%) Linux
2 24 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Windows
4 15 (16.67%) Solaris
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.44%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.44%) AIX
8 3 (3.33%) HPUX
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.22%) zOS
9 2 (2.22%) VMS
10 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) ITIL
2 9 (10.00%) Migration
3 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.56%) Line Management
6 4 (4.44%) Scrum
6 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.44%) Release Management
6 4 (4.44%) Service Management
7 3 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.33%) MVC
7 3 (3.33%) DevOps
7 3 (3.33%) Validation
7 3 (3.33%) Time Management
8 2 (2.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.22%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) Perl
4 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (4.44%) Korn
6 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.33%) C#
7 3 (3.33%) C++
7 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.33%) AWK
7 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.33%) sed
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) C
8 2 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
9 1 (1.11%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) ABAP
9 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) CCNA
2 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.00%) HNC
4 6 (6.67%) CCNP
5 5 (5.56%) HND
6 4 (4.44%) MCSE
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.33%) SCSA
7 3 (3.33%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) PMP
9 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) NFS
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.11%) NDS
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Nagios
1 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.33%) SCSM
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Control-M
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.11%) Salt
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (21.11%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) HP
4 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.11%) Sun
6 8 (8.89%) Citrix
7 7 (7.78%) Veritas
7 7 (7.78%) VMware
8 6 (6.67%) Ab Initio
9 5 (5.56%) Remedy
10 4 (4.44%) Altiris
10 4 (4.44%) Isilon
10 4 (4.44%) SAP
11 3 (3.33%) Sybase
11 3 (3.33%) Huawei
12 2 (2.22%) Tektronix
12 2 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.22%) Apple
12 2 (2.22%) Adobe
Reading, Berkshire
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago