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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 29 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 5.97% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.14% 25.96% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 49 17
Median daily rate £338 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £265 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £525 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
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
144 235 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.20% 23.02% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 148 99
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 23
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
4 15 (27.27%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) Java
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Solaris
5 14 (25.45%) AIX
6 13 (23.64%) IBM
6 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
6 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) HP
7 12 (21.82%) Oracle
7 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
8 11 (20.00%) Perl
8 11 (20.00%) SOAP
8 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 10 (18.18%) ClearQuest
9 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
10 9 (16.36%) Migration
10 9 (16.36%) ITIL
10 9 (16.36%) ClearCase
10 9 (16.36%) Functional Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Use Case
11 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.55%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (12.73%) MS Office
13 6 (10.91%) DB2

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 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) GemFire
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.82%) Boomi
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) PuTTY
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.82%) ATM
4 1 (1.82%) CDMA
4 1 (1.82%) GGSN
4 1 (1.82%) GPRS
4 1 (1.82%) GSM
4 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.82%) ISDN
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) MGW
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) PSTN
4 1 (1.82%) SGSN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) Kalido
2 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (1.82%) HBase
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) OLTP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 10 (18.18%) ClearQuest
3 9 (16.36%) ClearCase
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Ant
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Gradle
9 1 (1.82%) JMeter
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium
9 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.27%) Banking
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Law
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Cognos Support
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 11 (20.00%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) CGI
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) Middleware
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.82%) Flash
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.82%) Java EE
6 1 (1.82%) JDBC
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.82%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Smart Meter
3 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 15 (27.27%) Solaris
4 14 (25.45%) AIX
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
2 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.36%) Functional Testing
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Use Case
4 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
4 8 (14.55%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Presales
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.45%) Case Management
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.45%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.45%) V-Model
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
2 15 (27.27%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) ABAP
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
5 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) ISEB
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) OCP
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.82%) RHCA
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) XenApp
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
2 1 (1.82%) NFS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.82%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 12 (21.82%) HP
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Cognos
5 4 (7.27%) Hyperion
5 4 (7.27%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Altiris
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) Veritas
7 2 (3.64%) VMware
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Informatica
8 1 (1.82%) Pega
8 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.82%) Sybase