The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.49% 6.38% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.45% 31.25% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
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£413 £220 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £184 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £468 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.57% 20.43% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 15
Average daily rate £295 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
UNIX
Berkshire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (45.83%) Solaris
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Perl
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (25.00%) NFS
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) C
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) Sun
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Redknee
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) ISEB
9 4 (16.67%) RHCE
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Misys Midas
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
5 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) SS7
5 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (8.33%) SMS
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) UMTS
6 1 (4.17%) ATM
6 1 (4.17%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (8.33%) JProfiler
2 2 (8.33%) ERwin
2 2 (8.33%) Introscope
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Project Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.33%) JDBC
3 2 (8.33%) ODBC
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) CPAN
4 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) WAP
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) AS400
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.33%) iSeries
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Solaris
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Database Security
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) DSDM
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Korn
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) RPG/400
5 2 (8.33%) RPG IV
5 2 (8.33%) RPG
6 1 (4.17%) C-shell
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSE
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) nmon
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Sun
3 5 (20.83%) Redknee
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Qualys
5 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) BEA
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.17%) Radware
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase
7 1 (4.17%) Vignette
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago