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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 73 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.19% 3.63% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.04% 15.50% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 22
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £200 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
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
243 200 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.94% 23.45% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 93 116
Average daily rate £417 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 24
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 53 (41.09%) Linux
2 40 (31.01%) Ab Initio
3 36 (27.91%) Finance
3 36 (27.91%) SQL
4 35 (27.13%) Shell Script
5 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
6 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (22.48%) DB2
8 25 (19.38%) WebSphere
9 23 (17.83%) LTE
10 22 (17.05%) Degree
10 22 (17.05%) Oracle
10 22 (17.05%) Web Services
10 22 (17.05%) MS Excel
11 21 (16.28%) Big Data
11 21 (16.28%) Radio Access Network
11 21 (16.28%) Low Latency
12 20 (15.50%) 4G
12 20 (15.50%) AIX
13 19 (14.73%) Windows
13 19 (14.73%) IBM
13 19 (14.73%) PKI
14 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 18 (13.95%) XML
14 18 (13.95%) Solaris
15 17 (13.18%) Perl
15 17 (13.18%) Java
15 17 (13.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (13.18%) 3G
15 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (19.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.65%) JBoss
2 6 (4.65%) Apache
2 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.33%) CMS
4 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.85%) MS Office
3 12 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.83%) LTE
2 21 (16.28%) Radio Access Network
3 20 (15.50%) 4G
4 17 (13.18%) 3G
5 14 (10.85%) VPN
6 13 (10.08%) Firewall
7 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
8 10 (7.75%) 2G
9 9 (6.98%) IPsec
10 8 (6.20%) SSH
11 7 (5.43%) xDSL
11 7 (5.43%) ATM
11 7 (5.43%) Broadband
11 7 (5.43%) VoIP
11 7 (5.43%) PPP
12 6 (4.65%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.65%) 3GPP
12 6 (4.65%) SNMP
12 6 (4.65%) SSL
12 6 (4.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) DB2
2 21 (16.28%) Big Data
3 15 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.75%) MS Access
5 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (4.65%) JIRA
1 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (27.91%) Finance
2 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.75%) Electronics
4 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.55%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Developer
2 33 (25.58%) Ab Initio Developer
3 15 (11.63%) Senior Developer
3 15 (11.63%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 10 (7.75%) Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) DBA
8 5 (3.88%) Administrator
9 4 (3.10%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.10%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Mac Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) IP Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) Web Services
2 18 (13.95%) XML
3 17 (13.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (7.75%) Middleware
5 6 (4.65%) JSON
6 5 (3.88%) .NET
7 4 (3.10%) HTML
7 4 (3.10%) Spring
7 4 (3.10%) Java EE
8 3 (2.33%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.33%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (2.33%) REST
8 3 (2.33%) JSF
8 3 (2.33%) SOAP
8 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.55%) J2EE
9 2 (1.55%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.55%) JMS
9 2 (1.55%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) PKI
2 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.40%) DataPower
4 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.88%) iSeries
5 5 (3.88%) AS400
6 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.33%) STB
7 3 (2.33%) IPTV
7 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.55%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.55%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.55%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.55%) DTV
8 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.55%) MPEG
9 1 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.09%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) AIX
3 19 (14.73%) Windows
4 18 (13.95%) Solaris
5 10 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.10%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.55%) zOS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
8 1 (0.78%) HPUX
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.28%) Low Latency
3 9 (6.98%) Validation
3 9 (6.98%) Migration
4 7 (5.43%) Line Management
5 6 (4.65%) Agile Testing
5 6 (4.65%) Automated Testing
5 6 (4.65%) ETL
5 6 (4.65%) Service Management
6 5 (3.88%) ITIL
6 5 (3.88%) Scrum
6 5 (3.88%) Information Security
6 5 (3.88%) Cyber Security
7 4 (3.10%) SDLC
7 4 (3.10%) Resource Management
7 4 (3.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.10%) Time Management
8 3 (2.33%) Open Source
8 3 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) SQL
2 35 (27.13%) Shell Script
3 17 (13.18%) Perl
3 17 (13.18%) Java
4 15 (11.63%) Python
5 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.10%) C++
7 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Degree
2 12 (9.30%) CCNP
2 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.75%) CCNA
4 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.43%) HND
6 6 (4.65%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.65%) HNC
6 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.65%) SCSA
7 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) CCIE
7 1 (0.78%) CCSP
7 1 (0.78%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) NDS
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.55%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.55%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.55%) SCOM
3 2 (1.55%) Ansible
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) vMotion
4 1 (0.78%) Control-M
4 1 (0.78%) Netcool
4 1 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 40 (31.01%) Ab Initio
2 22 (17.05%) Oracle
3 19 (14.73%) IBM
4 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.85%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.98%) Citrix
7 8 (6.20%) Sun
8 7 (5.43%) HP
9 6 (4.65%) Veritas
9 6 (4.65%) VMware
9 6 (4.65%) Huawei
10 5 (3.88%) SAP
11 4 (3.10%) Cisco
11 4 (3.10%) F5
12 3 (2.33%) BMC
13 2 (1.55%) NetApp
13 2 (1.55%) Apple
13 2 (1.55%) Adobe
13 2 (1.55%) EMC
13 2 (1.55%) Tektronix
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