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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 36 49 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.13% 2.61% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 11.22% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 28
Average daily rate £425 £408 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +30.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +113.51%
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
260 205 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.83% 23.30% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 110 87
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 13
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 51 (56.04%) Linux
2 33 (36.26%) Oracle
3 27 (29.67%) Windows
4 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database
5 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
6 16 (17.58%) VMware
7 15 (16.48%) Citrix
8 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 13 (14.29%) Migration
9 13 (14.29%) Degree
9 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.19%) Ansible
10 12 (13.19%) Data Management
10 12 (13.19%) HP
10 12 (13.19%) ITIL
11 11 (12.09%) SQL
11 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
11 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
12 10 (10.99%) Open Source
12 10 (10.99%) Ab Initio
12 10 (10.99%) Java
12 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.89%) Solaris
13 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.89%) Nagios
13 9 (9.89%) PostgreSQL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) JBoss
2 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.10%) SAS
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.79%) MPLS
3 6 (6.59%) VoIP
4 5 (5.49%) HTTP
4 5 (5.49%) SAN
4 5 (5.49%) VPN
5 4 (4.40%) BGP
5 4 (4.40%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (4.40%) DNS
5 4 (4.40%) OSPF
5 4 (4.40%) SS7
5 4 (4.40%) SSH
6 3 (3.30%) 4G
6 3 (3.30%) Firewall
6 3 (3.30%) LTE
6 3 (3.30%) Network Security
6 3 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (3.30%) RIP
6 3 (3.30%) SNMP
6 3 (3.30%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.69%) DB2
6 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.10%) MySQL
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.10%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.10%) JBehave
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Maven
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.89%) Administrator
4 9 (9.89%) DBA
5 7 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Support
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (3.30%) J2EE
3 3 (3.30%) Middleware
3 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) Java EE
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.40%) IPTV
3 3 (3.30%) DTV
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.30%) MPEG
3 3 (3.30%) Streaming Video
3 3 (3.30%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.20%) DataPower
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.04%) Linux
2 27 (29.67%) Windows
3 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Solaris
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) NetWare
8 1 (1.10%) SUSE
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.29%) Migration
3 12 (13.19%) Data Management
3 12 (13.19%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) Open Source
5 8 (8.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.59%) DevOps
7 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.49%) Project Management
8 5 (5.49%) Scrum
9 4 (4.40%) Presales
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
1 11 (12.09%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.69%) Python
5 5 (5.49%) AWK
5 5 (5.49%) Korn
5 5 (5.49%) Perl
5 5 (5.49%) sed
6 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.49%) HNC
5 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.40%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.20%) CCNP
6 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (1.10%) CCIP
7 1 (1.10%) CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) XenApp
4 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Ansible
2 9 (9.89%) Nagios
3 8 (8.79%) Puppet
4 6 (6.59%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.30%) vMotion
6 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Oracle
2 16 (17.58%) VMware
3 15 (16.48%) Citrix
4 12 (13.19%) HP
5 10 (10.99%) Ab Initio
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.69%) IBM
8 5 (5.49%) EMC
8 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.49%) Remedy
9 4 (4.40%) Altiris
9 4 (4.40%) Sybase
10 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.30%) Adobe
10 3 (3.30%) Apple
10 3 (3.30%) Huawei
10 3 (3.30%) SAP
10 3 (3.30%) Tektronix
11 2 (2.20%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.20%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
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