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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 21 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.80% 2.76% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 15.09% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £313 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £313 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +18.85%
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
44 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.85% 18.28% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 33
Median daily rate £338 £335 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) STL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) IPX
5 1 (11.11%) NetWare
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) IPX
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) NetWare
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Novell
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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