The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 95 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 26 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.29% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 4.81% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 19
Average daily rate £340 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £303 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £459 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
642 727 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.27% 26.81% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 423 409
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Berkshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Berkshire region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 22 £338 -3.57% 16
Slough +1 1 - - 3
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 29 (59.18%) Python
3 21 (42.86%) VMware
4 20 (40.82%) Unix
5 18 (36.73%) High Availability
6 17 (34.69%) Puppet
6 17 (34.69%) DNS
6 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
7 16 (32.65%) Apache
7 16 (32.65%) WebLogic
8 15 (30.61%) Cacti
8 15 (30.61%) MySQL
8 15 (30.61%) JBoss
8 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
8 15 (30.61%) SMTP
8 15 (30.61%) Nagios
8 15 (30.61%) LAMP
9 14 (28.57%) HTTP
9 14 (28.57%) SSL
9 14 (28.57%) Web Services
9 14 (28.57%) Ganglia
9 14 (28.57%) ZABBIX
9 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (28.57%) collectd
9 14 (28.57%) logstash
9 14 (28.57%) Graphite
10 13 (26.53%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (26.53%) MCollective
10 13 (26.53%) Splunk
10 13 (26.53%) OpenStack

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.65%) Apache
1 16 (32.65%) WebLogic
2 15 (30.61%) JBoss
2 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
3 13 (26.53%) nginx
3 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) SMTP
3 14 (28.57%) HTTP
3 14 (28.57%) SSL
4 13 (26.53%) LDAP
5 6 (12.24%) MPLS
5 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) GPRS
6 3 (6.12%) GSM
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) Broadband
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.08%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) IPv4
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
7 2 (4.08%) SNMP
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) OLTP
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) HPCC
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.08%) PVCS
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Linux Engineer
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Support Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Applications Support
3 11 (22.45%) Applications Support Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Linux Support
3 11 (22.45%) Linux Support Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) LAMP
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 13 (26.53%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (26.53%) MCollective
4 5 (10.20%) STL
5 3 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) Esper
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) Memcached
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.04%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.04%) IPTV
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) Unix
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) High Availability
2 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
3 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.12%) SDLC
6 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 2 (4.08%) Security Management
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.04%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
8 1 (2.04%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Python
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) AWK
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) sed
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) Korn
9 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.08%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C-shell
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) HNC
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) CCIP
5 1 (2.04%) CCSP
5 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) qmail
1 13 (26.53%) Squid
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) NFS
4 2 (4.08%) Samba
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.08%) XenServer
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Puppet
2 15 (30.61%) Cacti
2 15 (30.61%) Nagios
3 14 (28.57%) collectd
3 14 (28.57%) Ganglia
3 14 (28.57%) Graphite
3 14 (28.57%) logstash
3 14 (28.57%) ZABBIX
4 3 (6.12%) Netcool
4 3 (6.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.04%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) Splunk
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Remedy
6 3 (6.12%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Egenera
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Infovista
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
7 2 (4.08%) Serena
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.04%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
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