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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 34 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Unix 53 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.21% 5.34% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.78% 20.15% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +20.68%
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
255 263 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.05% 26.49% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 109
Median daily rate £375 £395 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +28.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £213 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.55 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 69 (66.99%) Linux
2 36 (34.95%) Oracle
3 33 (32.04%) Windows
4 21 (20.39%) ITIL
4 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
4 21 (20.39%) Oracle Database
5 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (19.42%) Puppet
5 20 (19.42%) Red Hat
6 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
7 18 (17.48%) Ansible
8 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
9 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
9 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
9 16 (15.53%) VMware
9 16 (15.53%) HP
9 16 (15.53%) SQL
9 16 (15.53%) Solaris
10 15 (14.56%) SLA
10 15 (14.56%) Migration
11 14 (13.59%) Nagios
11 14 (13.59%) Java
11 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
12 13 (12.62%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
12 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (11.65%) SQL Server

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 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.85%) JBoss
3 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) SAS
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.88%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.97%) Boomi
2 1 (0.97%) CloudBees
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) HTTP
1 11 (10.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.74%) SAN
3 8 (7.77%) Firewall
3 8 (7.77%) MPLS
4 7 (6.80%) SSL
4 7 (6.80%) VoIP
5 6 (5.83%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (5.83%) SS7
5 6 (5.83%) VPN
6 5 (4.85%) H.323
6 5 (4.85%) MGCP
7 4 (3.88%) BGP
7 4 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.88%) GGSN
7 4 (3.88%) Network Security
7 4 (3.88%) OSPF
7 4 (3.88%) SGSN
7 4 (3.88%) SSH
8 3 (2.91%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.80%) DB2
6 5 (4.85%) MySQL
7 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.97%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.74%) SoapUI
2 9 (8.74%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.91%) JIRA
4 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) JUnit
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) AppScan
6 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) JBehave
6 1 (0.97%) JMeter
6 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 16 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Finance
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) DBA
4 9 (8.74%) Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Linux Support
4 9 (8.74%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Architect
5 8 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Junior
5 8 (7.77%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) SOAP
2 9 (8.74%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) Middleware
4 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.88%) PostGIS
4 4 (3.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.91%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.91%) J2EE
5 3 (2.91%) Web Services
5 3 (2.91%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.94%) .NET
6 2 (1.94%) Java EE
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.94%) REST
6 2 (1.94%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.97%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.97%) JSON
7 1 (0.97%) LAMP
7 1 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) Private Cloud
4 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) DTV
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) IPTV
6 2 (1.94%) MPEG
6 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.94%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.99%) Linux
2 33 (32.04%) Windows
3 20 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
5 16 (15.53%) Solaris
6 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.65%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.85%) AIX
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.94%) NetWare
12 1 (0.97%) CentOS
12 1 (0.97%) Debian
12 1 (0.97%) Fedora
12 1 (0.97%) HPUX
12 1 (0.97%) SUSE
12 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) ITIL
2 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) Migration
4 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
5 12 (11.65%) DevOps
5 12 (11.65%) Open Source
6 10 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.80%) Presales
7 7 (6.80%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.83%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.83%) SDLC
8 6 (5.83%) Use Case
9 5 (4.85%) Data Management
9 5 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 14 (13.59%) Java
3 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.74%) Python
3 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.83%) Korn
5 5 (4.85%) AWK
5 5 (4.85%) Perl
5 5 (4.85%) sed
6 3 (2.91%) C
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) ABAP
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) Degree
4 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.85%) HNC
6 4 (3.88%) CCNA
6 4 (3.88%) MCSE
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.88%) RHCSA
7 3 (2.91%) CCNP
8 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.94%) HND
8 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.94%) OCP
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CEH
9 1 (0.97%) GCIA
9 1 (0.97%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.91%) KVM
4 3 (2.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Docker
6 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.97%) NFS
6 1 (0.97%) Postfix
6 1 (0.97%) qmail
6 1 (0.97%) RHEV
6 1 (0.97%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.97%) Varnish
6 1 (0.97%) Xen
6 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
2 18 (17.48%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) Nagios
4 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.91%) vMotion
6 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Cacti
7 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.97%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Oracle
2 20 (19.42%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.53%) HP
3 16 (15.53%) VMware
4 12 (11.65%) Remedy
5 9 (8.74%) IBM
6 6 (5.83%) Ab Initio
6 6 (5.83%) Citrix
6 6 (5.83%) EMC
6 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.85%) Veritas
8 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.88%) Altiris
8 4 (3.88%) Huawei
8 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 4 (3.88%) Sybase
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco
9 3 (2.91%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.91%) F5
9 3 (2.91%) Nokia Networks