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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 32 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.75% 2.57% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 16.28% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
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 £31.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -1.40%  

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 35 43 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 13.06% 15.81% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 23
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -24.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bracknell

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Fredhopper
2 3 (60.00%) Worklight
2 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud

Unix
Top Related 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Commerce Server
1 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Worklight
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk