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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing Unix 33 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.65% 5.90% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.84% 23.25% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 14
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
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
185 228 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.46% 25.39% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 113 105
Median daily rate £380 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +19.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 25 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 25 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 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 31 (38.75%) Windows
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle
4 19 (23.75%) ITIL
5 18 (22.50%) Red Hat
5 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
6 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
6 17 (21.25%) Puppet
6 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
7 16 (20.00%) Ansible
7 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.50%) SLA
9 14 (17.50%) Java
9 14 (17.50%) Solaris
10 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
10 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
11 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (15.00%) DevOps
11 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 12 (15.00%) SQL
11 12 (15.00%) HP
11 12 (15.00%) Remedy
12 11 (13.75%) Nagios
13 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.50%) VMware
13 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.25%) Data Centre

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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.25%) Boomi
2 1 (1.25%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.00%) SAN
3 7 (8.75%) HTTP
4 5 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (6.25%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) GGSN
4 5 (6.25%) MPLS
4 5 (6.25%) SGSN
4 5 (6.25%) SS7
4 5 (6.25%) SSL
4 5 (6.25%) VoIP
5 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.00%) H.323
5 4 (5.00%) MGCP
6 3 (3.75%) 3GPP
6 3 (3.75%) UMTS
6 3 (3.75%) VLAN
6 3 (3.75%) VPN
6 3 (3.75%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) DB2
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) AppScan
7 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) JBehave
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Linux Support
3 9 (11.25%) Linux Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Junior
4 8 (10.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) SOAP
2 8 (10.00%) Middleware
2 8 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) Java EE
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.50%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.25%) JDBC
5 1 (1.25%) JSON
5 1 (1.25%) LAMP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.25%) Servlets
5 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) DTV
6 1 (1.25%) IPTV
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) MPEG
6 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 31 (38.75%) Windows
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.50%) Solaris
6 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.00%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) NetWare
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.25%) CentOS
11 1 (1.25%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) Fedora
11 1 (1.25%) HPUX
11 1 (1.25%) SUSE
11 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.00%) DevOps
5 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 8 (10.00%) Open Source
7 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.75%) Presales
8 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.25%) Data Management
9 5 (6.25%) SDLC
9 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.25%) Use Case
9 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) SQL
3 8 (10.00%) Python
4 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) C
6 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) Korn
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) ABAP
8 1 (1.25%) AWK
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Degree
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) HNC
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.50%) CCNP
7 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.50%) OCP
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CISSP
8 1 (1.25%) GCIA
8 1 (1.25%) GCIH
8 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) XenApp
4 3 (3.75%) KVM
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Docker
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) Postfix
6 1 (1.25%) qmail
6 1 (1.25%) RHEV
6 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.25%) Varnish
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Puppet
2 16 (20.00%) Ansible
3 11 (13.75%) Nagios
4 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.75%) vMotion
6 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.25%) Cacti
7 1 (1.25%) Control-M
7 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.25%) Plesk
7 1 (1.25%) SCOM
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.00%) HP
3 12 (15.00%) Remedy
4 10 (12.50%) VMware
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) EMC
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
6 5 (6.25%) Veritas
7 4 (5.00%) Altiris
7 4 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (5.00%) Sybase
8 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.75%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.75%) Huawei
8 3 (3.75%) Nokia
8 3 (3.75%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) Informatica
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