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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 11 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Unix 9 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.72% 3.13% 8.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 18.18% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 19
Median daily rate £385 £346 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £401 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+54.88% -35.43%

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
30 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.39% 17.19% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 45
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) FTP
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) SNMP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Nagios
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) ICMP
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) IGMP
6 4 (30.77%) IPTV
6 4 (30.77%) VLAN
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
6 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Multicast
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) VPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Huawei

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) FTP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) ICMP
2 4 (30.77%) IGMP
2 4 (30.77%) SNMP
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) ATM
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) Frame Relay
3 3 (23.08%) IPv4
3 3 (23.08%) IPv6
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) Multicast
3 3 (23.08%) RSVP
3 3 (23.08%) VPLS
3 3 (23.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Memcached
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) IPTV
1 4 (30.77%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
2 3 (23.08%) STB
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCIP
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Pacemaker
2 1 (7.69%) Perfmon
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
4 3 (23.08%) Huawei
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec