The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.83% 5.76% 7.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 19.28% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £525 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 83 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 19.72% 29.86% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 17
Median daily rate £269 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £131 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -20.00%  
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 Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Bracknell

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Unix.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) GGSN
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) SCCP
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods