Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 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.

Open Source
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.18% 5.73% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 6.62% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 9
Slough median daily rate £368 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.18% +10.00% +59.24%
10th Percentile £280 £463 £443
90th Percentile £465 £550 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £525 £403
% change year-on-year -11.90% +30.43% -10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 196 302 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 76.86% 86.53% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 189 134
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £188 £225 £305
90th Percentile £544 £550 £548
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.17 £14.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.07% -65.85% +6.49%
10th Percentile £17.07 £12.09 £40.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £20.00 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% +20.69% -24.03%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Slough

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Slough

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Slough over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberattack
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype
2 1 (33.33%) Black Duck
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (33.33%) Architectural Design
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Corosync
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Pacemaker
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) C

Open Source
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 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Build and Configuration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Memcached
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberattack
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) OWASP
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) OSCE
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) NIST
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Corosync
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Pacemaker
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Black Duck
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype
1 1 (33.33%) VMware