Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alibaba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alibaba over the 6 months to 17 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Alibaba Group Holding Limited.

Alibaba
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Alibaba 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.47% - -
As % of the Vendors category 8.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Slough median daily rate £173 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £173 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Alibaba is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 116 153 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 40.28% 54.45% 62.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 103 145
Slough median daily rate £373 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £126 £251 £203
90th Percentile £513 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -21.11% +3.69%
10th Percentile £15.10 £13.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £20.70 £15.67 £22.22
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +34.15% +8.00% -42.00%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Alibaba 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 Slough region with a requirement for Alibaba.

1 10 (100.00%) SLA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Huawei
1 10 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (70.00%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation

Alibaba
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 7 (70.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 10 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Huawei