Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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.

Unix
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.26% 3.69% 5.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 17.54% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Slough median daily rate £500 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.35% +6.86%
10th Percentile £400 £318 £350
90th Percentile £628 £438 £409
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -40.00% +177.78%

Unix 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 49 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.81% 21.03% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 32
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £308 £195 £262
90th Percentile £615 £454 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.69% +2.56% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +36.99% -18.89%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% -18.92%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Slough

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Slough

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Slough over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Slough

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) HDFS
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Oozie
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp

Unix
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 1 (14.29%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) 2.5G
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) 5G
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) Mahout
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (28.57%) Oozie
3 1 (14.29%) Ambari
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau