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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 39 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 26 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 6.70% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.22% 27.56% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 15
Median daily rate £338 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £334 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.85%
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
151 225 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.97% 24.30% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 128 89
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 17
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 44 (55.00%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
4 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
5 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (20.00%) Java
6 15 (18.75%) Oracle
6 15 (18.75%) Solaris
6 15 (18.75%) Puppet
7 14 (17.50%) XML
8 13 (16.25%) ITIL
8 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
8 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
9 12 (15.00%) SLA
9 12 (15.00%) SOAP
9 12 (15.00%) SQL
10 11 (13.75%) Migration
10 11 (13.75%) SoapUI
10 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (13.75%) Ansible
11 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
12 9 (11.25%) Use Case
12 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL

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 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 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 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) HTTP
3 5 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (6.25%) GGSN
3 5 (6.25%) SGSN
3 5 (6.25%) SS7
3 5 (6.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.00%) H.323
4 4 (5.00%) MGCP
4 4 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.75%) GPRS
5 3 (3.75%) PuTTY
5 3 (3.75%) UMTS
5 3 (3.75%) VLAN
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
5 3 (3.75%) WCDMA
6 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.00%) Kalido
5 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) AppScan
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (12.50%) Analyst
1 10 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Test Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Junior
3 8 (10.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Linux Support
4 7 (8.75%) Linux Support Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 6 (7.50%) DBA
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) XML
2 12 (15.00%) SOAP
3 8 (10.00%) Middleware
4 6 (7.50%) .NET
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.00%) PostGIS
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.25%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.25%) Java EE
7 1 (1.25%) JDBC
7 1 (1.25%) LAMP
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.25%) WCF
7 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.50%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) Windows
3 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.75%) Solaris
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.75%) AIX
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) CentOS
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) Fedora
10 1 (1.25%) HPUX
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
1 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) DevOps
4 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.25%) Use Case
5 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
6 7 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 5 (6.25%) Presales
9 4 (5.00%) Information Security
9 4 (5.00%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) Perl
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) C
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (1.25%) ABAP
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) Groovy
7 1 (1.25%) Korn
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) ISEB
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) OCP
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) CEH
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) GCIA
7 1 (1.25%) GCIH
7 1 (1.25%) RHCA
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.75%) KVM
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) Docker
6 1 (1.25%) Postfix
6 1 (1.25%) qmail
6 1 (1.25%) RHEV
6 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.25%) Varnish
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) Puppet
2 11 (13.75%) Ansible
3 7 (8.75%) Nagios
4 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.25%) Bacula
6 1 (1.25%) Cacti
6 1 (1.25%) cPanel
6 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.25%) Kibana
6 1 (1.25%) logstash
6 1 (1.25%) Plesk
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.25%) Salt
6 1 (1.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 8 (10.00%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) Remedy
5 7 (8.75%) IBM
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.25%) Veritas
8 4 (5.00%) Cognos
8 4 (5.00%) Hyperion
8 4 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (5.00%) Sybase
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix
9 3 (3.75%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.75%) Huawei
9 3 (3.75%) Nokia
9 3 (3.75%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (3.75%) Samsung
10 2 (2.50%) Altiris
10 2 (2.50%) F5
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