The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 17 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.14% 0.90% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 7.14% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Median daily rate £391 £406 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £397 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £415 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.35%
Unix
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 28 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.83% 12.67% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 44
Median daily rate £300 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) IGMP
4 4 (44.44%) Electronics
4 4 (44.44%) IPTV
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Video on Demand
4 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) ICMP
5 3 (33.33%) RSVP
5 3 (33.33%) VRRP
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 4 (44.44%) ICMP
3 4 (44.44%) IGMP
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) ATM
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) Multicast
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) RSVP
4 3 (33.33%) VPLS
4 3 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) STL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) IPTV
1 4 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (44.44%) Video on Demand
2 3 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (11.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat