Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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 > Reading
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 39 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Unix 47 64 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.87% 4.42% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.42% 25.81% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 73
Reading median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £215
90th Percentile £528 £625 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +177.78% -

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

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 242 248 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.90% 17.13% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 302
Reading median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +19.85%
10th Percentile £170 £187 £213
90th Percentile £573 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £388
% change year-on-year +8.11% -4.52% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 61
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £30.91 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.47% +0.03% +78.77%
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -31.43% -36.94% +58.57%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Reading

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Reading

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Reading over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Reading

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Reading

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Reading over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unix in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) SLA
7 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 10 (21.28%) Workflow
7 10 (21.28%) Sonata
8 9 (19.15%) Java
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
8 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (17.02%) Smart Meter
9 8 (17.02%) Python
9 8 (17.02%) SAN
9 8 (17.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
10 7 (14.89%) XML
10 7 (14.89%) MySQL
10 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco
12 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
12 5 (10.64%) Citrix

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (17.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.13%) PowerExchange
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Sonata
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) 3G
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) FTP
4 2 (4.26%) HTTP
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) LTE
4 2 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.26%) SMTP
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) VoLTE
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Grunt
3 2 (4.26%) gulp
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Programmer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Programmer
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Integration Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Smart Metering Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) LAMP
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) Sass
4 2 (4.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) CGI
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Debian
4 2 (4.26%) SUSE
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Project Management
1 10 (21.28%) Workflow
2 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
3 8 (17.02%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.38%) Coaching
6 3 (6.38%) Service Design
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.26%) Disruptive Innovation
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Post-Production
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) AWK
6 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) sed
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.51%) vSphere
1 4 (8.51%) Xen
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) SELinux
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Sun
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Intel
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) FairCom