Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Unix 49 61 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.67% 4.56% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.07% 25.96% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 57
Reading median daily rate £438 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.95% -3.53%
10th Percentile £288 £363 £158
90th Percentile £548 £625 £545
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £442 £408
% change year-on-year -3.90% +8.53% +12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +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 257 235 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.27% 17.56% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 139 303
Reading median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £189 £167 £225
90th Percentile £553 £553 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 34
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £18.58 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.81% -12.89% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.40 £12.40
90th Percentile £36.20 £74.70 £55.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -16.47% -8.11%

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 May 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 21 May 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 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Oracle
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) Windows
5 16 (32.65%) Java
6 15 (30.61%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) Python
11 9 (18.37%) Workflow
11 9 (18.37%) Project Management
11 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
11 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
11 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.37%) FNZ
11 9 (18.37%) Sonata
12 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (16.33%) AppDynamics
12 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
12 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
12 8 (16.33%) XML
13 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.29%) Smart Meter
13 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (12.24%) Degree

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 6 (12.24%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (8.16%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Sonata
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (8.16%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Serverless
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) SSH
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) 3G
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) LTE
3 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) VoLTE
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) 4G
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) DVB
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) HSRP
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) Grunt
6 1 (2.04%) gulp
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) French Language
2 5 (10.20%) German Language
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Integration Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Support Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Web Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Linux Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
4 1 (2.04%) Django
4 1 (2.04%) GeoJSON
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) LAMP
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Sass
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.04%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 6 (12.24%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) IPTV
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.16%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Debian
5 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
3 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (18.37%) Workflow
4 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.24%) Wealth Management
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) Contract Management
8 4 (8.16%) Task Automation
9 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) VBScript
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) Go
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CEH
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) SELinux
3 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.08%) Packer
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) Salt
3 2 (4.08%) Terraform
4 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.04%) Control-M
4 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) FNZ
3 8 (16.33%) AppDynamics
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Huawei
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) TIBCO