Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 38 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -19
Contract jobs citing Unix 63 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.29% 4.30% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.11% 21.69% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 42
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -18.42%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £158
90th Percentile £563 £550 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £41.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -54.22% +88.64% -

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 285 249 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.40% 19.81% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 131 229
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £140 £178 £226
90th Percentile £545 £538 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 19
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -18.79%
10th Percentile £14.90 £10.75 £10.45
90th Percentile £39.60 £41.00 £27.93
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.81 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +42.44% - -38.45%

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 16 August 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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 33 (52.38%) Oracle
1 33 (52.38%) Linux
2 23 (36.51%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) Java
3 19 (30.16%) Windows
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
6 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.22%) Degree
7 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
7 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
8 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (19.05%) Finance
9 10 (15.87%) Firewall
9 10 (15.87%) IBM
9 10 (15.87%) HP
9 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.29%) Sun
10 9 (14.29%) SLA
10 9 (14.29%) ITSM
10 9 (14.29%) Workflow
10 9 (14.29%) Huawei
10 9 (14.29%) MOS
11 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
11 8 (12.70%) Project Management
11 8 (12.70%) XML
11 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (12.70%) FNZ

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 5 (7.94%) Apache
1 5 (7.94%) IIS
1 5 (7.94%) JBoss
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Sonata
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (6.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (3.17%) Serverless
2 1 (1.59%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) SSH
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) DVB
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SoapUI
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) French Language
2 5 (7.94%) German Language
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) OSS Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) OSS Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Integration Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Integration Test Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Support Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) Django
5 1 (1.59%) GeoJSON
5 1 (1.59%) JSP
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Smart Meter
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) IPTV
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (1.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.76%) CentOS
4 3 (4.76%) Debian
4 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
3 9 (14.29%) ITSM
3 9 (14.29%) Workflow
4 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.52%) Wealth Management
7 5 (7.94%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) Contract Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 4 (6.35%) Task Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.35%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
8 2 (3.17%) Go
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) MOS
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CEH
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) SELinux
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) Packer
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Salt
3 2 (3.17%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.59%) Control-M
4 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Nessus
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) HP
2 10 (15.87%) IBM
3 9 (14.29%) Huawei
3 9 (14.29%) Sun
4 8 (12.70%) FNZ
5 7 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.76%) KANA
7 3 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (3.17%) Informatica
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.59%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.59%) Unisys