Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 20 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.38% 2.92% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 11.27% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 14
Slough median daily rate £375 £363 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -1.02% +12.69%
10th Percentile £330 £331 £261
90th Percentile £638 £418 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £18.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.25 £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -13.50% +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 80 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 29.52% 25.91% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 44
Slough median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £204
90th Percentile £481 £450 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Slough median hourly rate - £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -4.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -24.57% -43.37% +81.76%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) STL
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) OLTP
9 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (15.00%) MySQL
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) HPUX
9 3 (15.00%) Spring
9 3 (15.00%) SIEM
9 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
10 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) JSF
10 2 (10.00%) SaaS
10 2 (10.00%) MSF
10 2 (10.00%) Waterfall

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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Telnet
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) OLTP
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) IDMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) ArcSight Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) STL
2 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) EJB
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) JSF
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) OpenVMS
4 2 (10.00%) VME
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Diagram
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (10.00%) MSF
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (35.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) Fortran
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Pascal
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) GIAC
1 2 (10.00%) SANS
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee