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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 31 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.72% 6.59% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.42% 26.94% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
201 245 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.13% 24.48% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 74
Average daily rate £328 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £176 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 (69.86%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
3 23 (31.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
5 19 (26.03%) HP
6 17 (23.29%) DNS
7 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
8 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (19.18%) NetBackup
8 14 (19.18%) Java
8 14 (19.18%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) Nagios
9 13 (17.81%) Perl
9 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
10 12 (16.44%) Korn
10 12 (16.44%) Oracle
10 12 (16.44%) HTML
10 12 (16.44%) HNC
10 12 (16.44%) DHCP
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (15.07%) NFS
11 11 (15.07%) Solaris
11 11 (15.07%) SQL
11 11 (15.07%) Isilon
12 10 (13.70%) VB
12 10 (13.70%) C
12 10 (13.70%) HTTP
13 9 (12.33%) MCSE
13 9 (12.33%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (9.59%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Node.js
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) DNS
2 12 (16.44%) DHCP
3 10 (13.70%) HTTP
4 8 (10.96%) FTP
5 7 (9.59%) 3G
5 7 (9.59%) 2G
5 7 (9.59%) LTE
5 7 (9.59%) 4G
6 6 (8.22%) SSH
6 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.22%) GSM
7 5 (6.85%) VoIP
8 4 (5.48%) M3UA
8 4 (5.48%) NAS
8 4 (5.48%) SCTP
8 4 (5.48%) MGW
8 4 (5.48%) XCAP
8 4 (5.48%) Firewall
8 4 (5.48%) SMPP
8 4 (5.48%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) MS Access
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) JUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) JBehave
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Linux Support
4 7 (9.59%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Support Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) jQuery
4 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 5 (6.85%) SOAP
5 5 (6.85%) REST
6 4 (5.48%) CSS3
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
6 4 (5.48%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) JMS
7 3 (4.11%) Middleware
7 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.74%) XHTML
8 2 (2.74%) Web Services
9 1 (1.37%) Struts
9 1 (1.37%) JSP
9 1 (1.37%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.33%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.22%) Open Source
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) IPTV
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) IVR
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (69.86%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Windows
3 23 (31.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
5 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.07%) Solaris
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.48%) AIX
10 2 (2.74%) HPUX
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) OO
6 3 (4.11%) SOA
6 3 (4.11%) OOP
6 3 (4.11%) Scrum
6 3 (4.11%) MVC
6 3 (4.11%) Time Management
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps
6 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.74%) Analytics
7 2 (2.74%) Release Management
7 2 (2.74%) Email Marketing
7 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.74%) Web Development
7 2 (2.74%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) Perl
3 12 (16.44%) Korn
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 10 (13.70%) VB
5 10 (13.70%) C
6 9 (12.33%) Bourne shell
7 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.11%) C#
8 3 (4.11%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) AWK
8 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) sed
9 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) HNC
2 9 (12.33%) MCSE
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) CCA
3 6 (8.22%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.85%) CCNA
5 3 (4.11%) HND
5 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) NFS
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.37%) NDS
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.37%) Xen
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) NetBackup
2 13 (17.81%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.11%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.11%) SCSM
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.74%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
2 19 (26.03%) HP
3 14 (19.18%) Citrix
4 12 (16.44%) Oracle
5 11 (15.07%) Isilon
6 9 (12.33%) EMC
7 8 (10.96%) Altiris
7 8 (10.96%) Veritas
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.85%) Sun
9 4 (5.48%) VMware
9 4 (5.48%) Remedy
10 3 (4.11%) BMC
10 3 (4.11%) IBM
11 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.74%) Brocade
12 1 (1.37%) SAP
12 1 (1.37%) Sybase
12 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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