Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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 > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +16
Contract jobs citing Unix 59 61 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.65% 4.12% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.32% 22.34% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 103
Reading median daily rate £425 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £313 £210 £258
90th Percentile £540 £510 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 253 273 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.92% 18.43% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 149 289
Reading median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £182 £193 £220
90th Percentile £550 £555 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 71
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £33.67 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +22.44% +61.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £17.03 £21.55
% change year-on-year -19.99% -20.97% +26.24%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 30 (50.85%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) SQL
4 18 (30.51%) Finance
5 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
5 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (25.42%) Xen
6 15 (25.42%) Perl
7 14 (23.73%) Python
7 14 (23.73%) SAN
7 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
7 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.03%) Degree
8 13 (22.03%) SLA
8 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
8 13 (22.03%) Project Management
9 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
10 11 (18.64%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (18.64%) Sonata
10 11 (18.64%) Workflow
10 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (16.95%) Sun
11 10 (16.95%) Windows
11 10 (16.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
11 10 (16.95%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (16.95%) Defect Management
11 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (16.95%) NAS

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 10 (16.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) JBoss
4 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.69%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (18.64%) Sonata
2 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) IaaS
1 4 (6.78%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.95%) NAS
4 9 (15.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) HTTP
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) 3GPP
7 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 2 (3.39%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.39%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.69%) FTP
8 1 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.69%) SMTP
8 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.69%) QlikView
8 1 (1.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.69%) Grunt
2 1 (1.69%) gulp
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Administrator
2 13 (22.03%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (20.34%) Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (15.25%) Programmer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Server Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Smart Metering Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) JSON
2 3 (5.08%) LAMP
2 3 (5.08%) Spring
2 3 (5.08%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.39%) J2EE
3 2 (3.39%) REST
3 2 (3.39%) SOAP
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) CGI
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.69%) Sass
4 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Exalogic
3 5 (8.47%) Smart Meter
4 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 9 (15.25%) Solaris
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Debian
5 2 (3.39%) SUSE
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Project Management
2 11 (18.64%) Workflow
3 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.95%) Defect Management
3 10 (16.95%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (15.25%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Open Source
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.78%) Post-Production
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Coaching
8 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.08%) Presales
8 3 (5.08%) Service Design
8 3 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Perl
3 14 (23.73%) Python
4 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
5 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.86%) Java
7 6 (10.17%) Ruby
8 4 (6.78%) AWK
8 4 (6.78%) sed
9 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (3.39%) C
11 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) Degree
3 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) RHCE
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) CCIE
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Xen
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.08%) XenServer
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Ansible
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) SELinux
4 2 (3.39%) Control-M
5 1 (1.69%) Kibana
5 1 (1.69%) logstash
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.95%) Sun
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 3 (5.08%) Brocade
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Intel
7 3 (5.08%) NetApp
7 3 (5.08%) SAP
7 3 (5.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
8 2 (3.39%) BMC
8 2 (3.39%) FairCom
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy