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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 43 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.71% 7.09% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.67% 21.70% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
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 £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
208 364 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.78% 32.65% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 169 72
Average daily rate £300 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, 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 50 (66.67%) Linux
2 27 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.00%) DNS
6 18 (24.00%) HP
7 17 (22.67%) Java
8 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 14 (18.67%) Citrix
9 14 (18.67%) Nagios
9 14 (18.67%) NetBackup
9 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (17.33%) Perl
11 12 (16.00%) HNC
11 12 (16.00%) Solaris
11 12 (16.00%) DHCP
11 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (16.00%) Korn
12 11 (14.67%) C
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
12 11 (14.67%) NFS
12 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
12 11 (14.67%) Isilon
13 10 (13.33%) SQL
13 10 (13.33%) VB
14 9 (12.00%) HTML
14 9 (12.00%) ITIL
14 9 (12.00%) MCSE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) DHCP
3 9 (12.00%) HTTP
4 8 (10.67%) FTP
4 8 (10.67%) 3G
5 7 (9.33%) LTE
5 7 (9.33%) 4G
6 6 (8.00%) 2G
6 6 (8.00%) SSH
6 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) GSM
7 5 (6.67%) LDAP
7 5 (6.67%) VoIP
7 5 (6.67%) Firewall
7 5 (6.67%) MGW
8 4 (5.33%) NAS
8 4 (5.33%) SCTP
8 4 (5.33%) XCAP
8 4 (5.33%) M3UA
8 4 (5.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) DB2
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
1 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Ant
4 1 (1.33%) JBehave
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) GDB
4 1 (1.33%) Trac
General
1 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Linux Support
5 7 (9.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.00%) UNIX Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.67%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 8 (10.67%) Spring
3 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.00%) J2EE
3 6 (8.00%) jQuery
4 5 (6.67%) CSS
4 5 (6.67%) SOAP
4 5 (6.67%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) CSS3
6 3 (4.00%) HTML5
6 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.00%) JMS
6 3 (4.00%) Middleware
7 2 (2.67%) Web Services
8 1 (1.33%) DHTML
8 1 (1.33%) Struts
8 1 (1.33%) JSP
8 1 (1.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.00%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.00%) Physics
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) IPTV
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Linux
2 26 (34.67%) Windows
3 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.00%) Solaris
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.33%) AIX
9 2 (2.67%) HPUX
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.00%) ITIL
1 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.67%) Migration
4 4 (5.33%) OO
5 3 (4.00%) OOP
5 3 (4.00%) SOA
5 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.00%) Scrum
5 3 (4.00%) Change Management
5 3 (4.00%) Time Management
5 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.67%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.67%) Analytics
6 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.67%) Release Management
6 2 (2.67%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Java
2 13 (17.33%) Perl
3 12 (16.00%) Korn
4 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.67%) C
5 10 (13.33%) SQL
5 10 (13.33%) VB
6 9 (12.00%) Bourne shell
7 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.33%) AWK
9 3 (4.00%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.00%) C#
9 3 (4.00%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.00%) sed
10 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) HNC
2 9 (12.00%) MCSE
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) CCA
3 6 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) RHCSA
5 3 (4.00%) HND
6 2 (2.67%) CCNP
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.67%) NFS
3 2 (2.67%) NDS
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) Nagios
1 14 (18.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.00%) SCSM
3 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (24.00%) HP
3 14 (18.67%) Citrix
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle
4 11 (14.67%) Isilon
5 9 (12.00%) EMC
6 8 (10.67%) Veritas
6 8 (10.67%) Altiris
7 5 (6.67%) Sun
8 4 (5.33%) VMware
8 4 (5.33%) Remedy
9 3 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.00%) BMC
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco
10 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.67%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.67%) Brocade
11 1 (1.33%) Cadence
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