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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24  
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.06% 3.19% 7.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.24% 18.30% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 28
Median daily rate £425 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £244 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
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 £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 153 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.84% 17.45% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 106
Median daily rate £365 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -10.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £165 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 46 (88.46%) Linux
2 28 (53.85%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Python
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) Debian
5 15 (28.85%) SSH
5 15 (28.85%) Ubuntu
5 15 (28.85%) CentOS
5 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
5 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
5 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
5 15 (28.85%) SELinux
5 15 (28.85%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (26.92%) DevOps
7 13 (25.00%) Migration
7 13 (25.00%) HTTP
7 13 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 13 (25.00%) Ansible
8 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 12 (23.08%) HP
8 12 (23.08%) VMware
8 12 (23.08%) ICMP
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.15%) Open Source
10 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
10 10 (19.23%) IBM
10 10 (19.23%) Tomcat

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 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.31%) Apache
3 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.62%) JBoss
5 4 (7.69%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SSH
2 13 (25.00%) HTTP
3 12 (23.08%) ICMP
3 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.23%) Firewall
5 4 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (5.77%) 3G
6 3 (5.77%) 3GPP
6 3 (5.77%) 4G
6 3 (5.77%) LTE
7 2 (3.85%) 2G
7 2 (3.85%) DNS
7 2 (3.85%) Network Security
7 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.92%) NAS
8 1 (1.92%) SMPP
8 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) DataStax
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) GitLab
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Consultant
3 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Java Consultant
6 8 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) IT Consultant
8 6 (11.54%) Applications Developer
8 6 (11.54%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (11.54%) Java Applications Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Java Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Hadoop Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.77%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
3 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (5.77%) CGI
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 9 (17.31%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) CESG
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Linux
2 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (28.85%) CentOS
3 15 (28.85%) Debian
3 15 (28.85%) Ubuntu
4 8 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) DevOps
2 13 (25.00%) Migration
2 13 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 11 (21.15%) Open Source
4 9 (17.31%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Open Source Development
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.69%) Task Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Post-Production
8 3 (5.77%) Product Management
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) OO
9 2 (3.85%) Presales
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) Python
3 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
1 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) HNC
3 2 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) vCloud
3 1 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) SELinux
2 13 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.92%) vMotion
4 1 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) HP
1 12 (23.08%) VMware
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
3 10 (19.23%) IBM
4 9 (17.31%) Google
4 9 (17.31%) Sun
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) Siebel
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Axway
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) Siemens
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas
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