The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 43 27
Rank change year-on-year -19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Unix 39 84 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.15% 3.61% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.93% 18.58% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 58
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 452 477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.46% 19.44% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 246 231
Median daily rate £365 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 54
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -10.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.13 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 12 £425 +10.74% 6
Newbury +4 5 £325 -9.72% 1
Slough +3 4 £275 -21.42% 2
Bracknell -5 4 - -
Maidenhead +2 3 £350 - 1
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 76 (67.26%) Linux
2 44 (38.94%) Java
3 25 (22.12%) Oracle
4 24 (21.24%) SQL
5 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
5 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
6 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
7 21 (18.58%) Python
7 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (17.70%) Bash Shell
8 20 (17.70%) HP
9 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
9 19 (16.81%) Windows
9 19 (16.81%) Firewall
9 19 (16.81%) VMware
9 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
10 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
10 18 (15.93%) Ubuntu
10 18 (15.93%) IBM
11 17 (15.04%) Debian
11 17 (15.04%) Ansible
11 17 (15.04%) DevOps
12 16 (14.16%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (14.16%) CentOS
13 15 (13.27%) SELinux
13 15 (13.27%) Data Centre
13 15 (13.27%) SSH
14 14 (12.39%) Migration
14 14 (12.39%) Apache
14 14 (12.39%) Shell Script

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (12.39%) Apache
2 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.19%) JBoss
5 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.54%) IIS
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Papyrus
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (5.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (4.42%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) Firewall
2 15 (13.27%) SSH
3 13 (11.50%) DNS
3 13 (11.50%) HTTP
4 12 (10.62%) ICMP
4 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.85%) 3G
5 10 (8.85%) 4G
6 9 (7.96%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (7.96%) LTE
7 5 (4.42%) SMTP
7 5 (4.42%) VPN
8 4 (3.54%) DHCP
8 4 (3.54%) IMAP
8 4 (3.54%) ISUP
8 4 (3.54%) LAN
8 4 (3.54%) Megaco
8 4 (3.54%) MGW
8 4 (3.54%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (3.54%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) MySQL
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) MS Access
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) DataStage
6 1 (0.88%) DataStax
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) Maven
3 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) ProC
4 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) GitLab
5 1 (0.88%) JUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Mockito
5 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.85%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Back Office
5 4 (3.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Consultant
3 18 (15.93%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) DevOps Developer
5 11 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Java Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) IT Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Applications Developer
9 6 (5.31%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Java Applications Developer
9 6 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.31%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) Middleware
2 9 (7.96%) Web Services
3 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.19%) XML
5 6 (5.31%) J2EE
5 6 (5.31%) Spring
6 5 (4.42%) .NET
6 5 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.54%) CSS
8 3 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.65%) CGI
8 3 (2.65%) HTML
8 3 (2.65%) JSON
8 3 (2.65%) REST
8 3 (2.65%) SOAP
9 2 (1.77%) Drools
9 2 (1.77%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.77%) Memcached
9 2 (1.77%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.77%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (13.27%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.85%) Private Cloud
4 7 (6.19%) Smart Meter
5 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) CMDB
7 4 (3.54%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) CESG
9 1 (0.88%) Clustering
9 1 (0.88%) DataPower
9 1 (0.88%) EMV
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Linux
2 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (16.81%) Windows
4 18 (15.93%) Ubuntu
5 17 (15.04%) Debian
6 16 (14.16%) CentOS
7 7 (6.19%) AIX
7 7 (6.19%) Solaris
8 5 (4.42%) SUSE
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) DevOps
2 14 (12.39%) Migration
3 13 (11.50%) ITIL
3 13 (11.50%) Prototyping
4 11 (9.73%) Open Source
5 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.96%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.19%) Workflow
8 6 (5.31%) Change Management
8 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.31%) ITSM
8 6 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.31%) Open Source Development
9 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.42%) ERP
9 5 (4.42%) High Availability
9 5 (4.42%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.42%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.94%) Java
2 24 (21.24%) SQL
3 21 (18.58%) Python
4 20 (17.70%) Bash Shell
5 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 2 (1.77%) BeanShell
9 2 (1.77%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Korn
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) HNC
2 6 (5.31%) HND
3 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 3 (2.65%) ISEB
3 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.77%) CCNA
4 2 (1.77%) CCNP
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) FATCA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.77%) Corosync
4 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) Ansible
2 15 (13.27%) SELinux
3 5 (4.42%) Puppet
4 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.77%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (1.77%) MOM
6 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.88%) vMotion
7 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) HP
3 19 (16.81%) VMware
4 18 (15.93%) IBM
5 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.50%) Sun
6 10 (8.85%) Citrix
6 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.96%) Google
8 8 (7.08%) Cisco
8 8 (7.08%) Remedy
9 5 (4.42%) BMC
9 5 (4.42%) Nokia
10 4 (3.54%) F5
10 4 (3.54%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.54%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.77%) CyberArk
12 2 (1.77%) Dynatrace
12 2 (1.77%) Tableau
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