Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 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.

Unix
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 7 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.33% 5.38% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 22.73% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Slough median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £315 £280
90th Percentile £408 £386 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £20.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £21.50

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 65 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.59% 23.66% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 53
Slough median daily rate £310 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £203 £288 £150
90th Percentile £476 £550 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -18.86% -11.39%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +30.19% +6.00% -32.61%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018, 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Tekelec
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Sandvine
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) WML

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) GPRS
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Data Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) WAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Tekelec
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Sandvine
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP