Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 February 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.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.74% 10.76% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.07% 46.27% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 24
Slough median daily rate £450 £390 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +15.13% +12.92%
10th Percentile £353 £320 £150
90th Percentile £553 £454 £480
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Slough median hourly rate - - £42.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £39.14 £37.50
% change year-on-year -54.01% +4.37% +4.17%

Linux is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 59 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.38% 23.26% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 43
Slough median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £171
90th Percentile £481 £450 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Slough median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -17.95%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -37.50% +64.03%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Slough

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Slough

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Slough over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Slough

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 6 (23.08%) Node.js
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) SaaS
6 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 4 (15.38%) Docker
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (11.54%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 3 (11.54%) BMC
7 3 (11.54%) Animation
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) Visualisation

Linux
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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.85%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (11.54%) Grunt
2 3 (11.54%) gulp
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) ArcSight Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) COBOL Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) CSS3
3 3 (11.54%) Django
3 3 (11.54%) Express
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) Laravel
3 3 (11.54%) LESS
3 3 (11.54%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (11.54%) Sass
3 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) SVG
3 3 (11.54%) Symfony
3 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (11.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Animation
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
3 2 (7.69%) Mesosphere
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.69%) ETL
3 2 (7.69%) ITSM
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) COBOL
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) BMC
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) Canon
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.85%) Kofax
4 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.85%) Polycom