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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 24 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.10% 5.74% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 29.31% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +20.68%
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 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.78% 19.59% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Toad
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) BMC
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) nmon
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Introscope
5 3 (33.33%) JProfiler
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing

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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) IPX
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Introscope
1 3 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 3 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (22.22%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
2 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) NetWare
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VCP5
2 2 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (33.33%) nmon
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) BMC
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba