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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 14 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.43% 7.30% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 34.69% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate
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£419 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.34% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £186 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £459 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.71% 21.03% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 16
Average daily rate £313 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
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 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 24 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 24 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 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Solaris
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) NFS
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 5 (21.74%) C
8 5 (21.74%) SOAP
8 5 (21.74%) Sun
8 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) Redknee
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) RHCE
9 4 (17.39%) Juniper
9 4 (17.39%) ISEB
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
9 4 (17.39%) Software Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Misys Midas
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) SS7
5 2 (8.70%) FTP
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.70%) SMS
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel Alteon
6 1 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.70%) ERwin
2 2 (8.70%) Introscope
2 2 (8.70%) Toad
2 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) JDBC
3 2 (8.70%) ODBC
4 1 (4.35%) WAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
4 1 (4.35%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Solaris
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
2 3 (13.04%) SIEM
2 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) DSDM
3 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) RPG
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) RPG/400
4 2 (8.70%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) RHCE
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) nmon
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) YUM
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Sun
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Redknee
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Qualys
5 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (4.35%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (4.35%) Vignette
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) BEA
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
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