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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 36 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.21% 4.93% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.30% 17.12% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 11
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+54.88% -35.43%

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
99 292 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.88% 28.77% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 182 112
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% +70.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 52 (81.25%) Linux
2 28 (43.75%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) Windows
4 25 (39.06%) Solaris
5 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 23 (35.94%) AIX
6 23 (35.94%) Python
6 23 (35.94%) IBM
6 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
7 21 (32.81%) Ubuntu
7 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
7 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
7 21 (32.81%) CentOS
7 21 (32.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
7 21 (32.81%) Debian
8 20 (31.25%) SSH
8 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 20 (31.25%) SELinux
9 19 (29.69%) DevOps
9 19 (29.69%) SAN
9 19 (29.69%) Cisco
10 18 (28.13%) Mainframe
10 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
10 18 (28.13%) Prototyping
11 17 (26.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (26.56%) Ansible
11 17 (26.56%) VMware
11 17 (26.56%) NetApp
11 17 (26.56%) Oracle

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 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Sonata
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SSH
2 19 (29.69%) SAN
3 16 (25.00%) HTTP
4 15 (23.44%) ICMP
4 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) 2G
6 2 (3.13%) 3G
6 2 (3.13%) 4G
6 2 (3.13%) ATM
6 2 (3.13%) Broadband
6 2 (3.13%) DSLAM
6 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.13%) LTE
6 2 (3.13%) PPP
6 2 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (6.25%) Ant
3 4 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.25%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 15 (23.44%) Law
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Python Developer
6 8 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Java Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) CGI
2 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) Middleware
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.56%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Mainframe
2 17 (26.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (23.44%) Data Centre
3 15 (23.44%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (21.88%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (21.88%) EMC VNX
5 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.56%) iSeries
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) Windows
3 25 (39.06%) Solaris
4 23 (35.94%) AIX
5 21 (32.81%) CentOS
5 21 (32.81%) Debian
5 21 (32.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (32.81%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) DevOps
2 18 (28.13%) Prototyping
3 12 (18.75%) Open Source
4 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 6 (9.38%) Open Source Development
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) Line Management
8 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
9 1 (1.56%) CRM
9 1 (1.56%) OO
9 1 (1.56%) Process Management
9 1 (1.56%) SOA
9 1 (1.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
3 23 (35.94%) Python
4 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.63%) SQL
6 8 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) Korn
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) CCNA
2 5 (7.81%) CCNP
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) HNC
4 2 (3.13%) HND
4 2 (3.13%) SCSA
4 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) Ceph
3 1 (1.56%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.56%) iptables
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.56%) Squid
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
3 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) SELinux
2 17 (26.56%) Ansible
3 11 (17.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (6.25%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Cacti
6 1 (1.56%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.56%) RANCID
6 1 (1.56%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) IBM
2 19 (29.69%) Cisco
3 17 (26.56%) NetApp
3 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 17 (26.56%) VMware
4 15 (23.44%) EMC
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Veritas
8 2 (3.13%) Huawei
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) Axway
9 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.56%) Pega
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Sitecore