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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 34 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.98% 6.82% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.92% 25.09% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £293 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.50%
UNIX
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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
201 275 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.51% 27.20% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 133 115
Average daily rate £338 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 6
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) C
5 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
5 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (20.00%) DNS
8 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
8 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.14%) EMC
9 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
10 11 (15.71%) HP
10 11 (15.71%) Perl
10 11 (15.71%) Oracle
10 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.71%) Spring
11 10 (14.29%) SQL
11 10 (14.29%) Nagios
12 9 (12.86%) Citrix
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) DHCP
12 9 (12.86%) NFS
12 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
12 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
13 8 (11.43%) Korn
13 8 (11.43%) Degree
13 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
13 8 (11.43%) Firewall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (12.86%) DHCP
3 8 (11.43%) Firewall
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) SSH
5 4 (5.71%) HTTP
5 4 (5.71%) SSL
5 4 (5.71%) SMTP
5 4 (5.71%) ATM
6 3 (4.29%) PuTTY
6 3 (4.29%) WinSCP
6 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) 3G
6 3 (4.29%) MPLS
6 3 (4.29%) OSPF
6 3 (4.29%) BGP
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) LTE
7 2 (2.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) MySQL
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) MS Access
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) GDB
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Trac
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) JBehave
4 1 (1.43%) Toad
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Manager
8 2 (2.86%) C Developer
8 2 (2.86%) C Programmer
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Spring
2 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) .NET
3 4 (5.71%) XML
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 3 (4.29%) Middleware
4 3 (4.29%) jQuery
5 2 (2.86%) LAMP
5 2 (2.86%) Java SE
5 2 (2.86%) J2EE
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.43%) OSGi
6 1 (1.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
1 8 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.71%) Physics
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) GIS
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 2 (2.86%) IPTV
4 2 (2.86%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) DataPower
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.14%) AIX
8 4 (5.71%) Solaris
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.29%) CentOS
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.43%) SUSE
11 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.57%) Change Management
4 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.71%) Scrum
6 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.86%) MVC
7 2 (2.86%) ITSM
7 2 (2.86%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.86%) Data Security
7 2 (2.86%) Security Management
7 2 (2.86%) Information Security
7 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) C
3 11 (15.71%) Perl
4 10 (14.29%) SQL
5 8 (11.43%) Korn
5 8 (11.43%) VB
5 8 (11.43%) Bourne shell
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.71%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) Python
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.86%) Fortran
10 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) Degree
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.57%) HNC
4 6 (8.57%) MCSE
5 5 (7.14%) CCA
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB
7 2 (2.86%) CISSP
7 2 (2.86%) HND
7 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) NFS
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) NDS
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Nagios
2 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.29%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (4.29%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.86%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) EMC
3 11 (15.71%) HP
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 9 (12.86%) Citrix
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco
5 8 (11.43%) Isilon
6 5 (7.14%) BMC
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Altiris
7 4 (5.71%) Veritas
7 4 (5.71%) IBM
8 3 (4.29%) Nokia
9 2 (2.86%) Brocade
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) Sophos
9 2 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) Percona
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