Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 +2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.36% - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Slough median daily rate £525 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £381 £363
% change year-on-year -8.20% +5.17% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 73 67 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.66% 21.41% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 79
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £213
90th Percentile £549 £470 £501
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Slough median hourly rate - - £36.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Slough

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Slough

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Nagios
2 6 (85.71%) ZABBIX
3 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) Sensu
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

LAMP
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Sensu
2 2 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 2 (28.57%) Xen
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Nagios
1 6 (85.71%) ZABBIX
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) EMC