Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 101 122
Rank change year-on-year -25 +21 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 1.54% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 5.61% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 31
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +16.13%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £306
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £38.25 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -39.13% +43.75%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,248 1,106 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.64% 27.53% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 665 709
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £275
90th Percentile £562 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% -21.36% -32.43%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.00 £48.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -7 9 £400 -23.81% 3
Reading -36 8 £475 +46.15% 3
Newbury - 5 £450 - 1
Bracknell 0 4 £370 +13.85%
Windsor +2 1 - -
Maidenhead 0 1 - -
Wokingham -14 1 £575 -8.00%
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 31 (81.58%) Python
2 28 (73.68%) Linux
3 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
5 12 (31.58%) Puppet
6 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) Solaris
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) Ansible
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) Apache
8 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
8 9 (23.68%) MPLS
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) Ruby
9 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 8 (21.05%) OSPF
9 8 (21.05%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) DevOps
10 7 (18.42%) Juniper
10 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 7 (18.42%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Chatbot
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Akamai
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.63%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) MPLS
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) BGP
2 8 (21.05%) OSPF
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
4 6 (15.79%) WAN
5 5 (13.16%) Internet
6 4 (10.53%) DHCP
6 4 (10.53%) Junos
7 3 (7.89%) LAN
7 3 (7.89%) VPN
8 2 (5.26%) ASN.1
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.26%) DVB
8 2 (5.26%) HTTP
8 2 (5.26%) L2TP
8 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (5.26%) VXLAN
9 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Incident Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Security Incident Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
3 2 (5.26%) Kafka
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) Sensu
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Django
4 1 (2.63%) Flask
4 1 (2.63%) Laravel
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.26%) IPTV
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) BBC
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) STB
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.89%) CentOS
9 2 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Security
3 6 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) AWK
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) Korn
7 2 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
1 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Squid
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) KVM
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
4 2 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.63%) iptables
5 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
2 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (26.32%) Ansible
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 6 (15.79%) CSIRT
5 3 (7.89%) Kibana
5 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 3 (7.89%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.26%) Cobbler
6 2 (5.26%) Grafana
6 2 (5.26%) Graphite
6 2 (5.26%) Icinga
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.26%) Mesos
6 2 (5.26%) Nagios
6 2 (5.26%) QRadar
6 2 (5.26%) Salt
6 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 2 (5.26%) StatsD
6 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
1 9 (23.68%) VMware
2 7 (18.42%) Juniper
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) Mirantis
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Lancope
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) New Relic
6 2 (5.26%) Nokia
6 2 (5.26%) Tekelec
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) Sandvine