Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.41% 2.87% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.58% 9.89% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Slough median daily rate £450 £356 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -12.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £293 £325 £304
90th Percentile £658 £379 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.05% +31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 91 91 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 30.74% 28.98% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 48
Slough median daily rate £363 £338 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.57% +11.15%
10th Percentile £263 £174 £179
90th Percentile £625 £450 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Slough median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.45 £14.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.05 £19.10 £40.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.17% -30.39% +26.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 2 (12.50%) Tableau
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (12.50%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) SNMP
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Telnet
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) IDMS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) ArcSight Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) EJB
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JPA
2 2 (12.50%) JSF
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Servlets
2 2 (12.50%) Struts
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 2 (12.50%) OpenVMS
4 2 (12.50%) VME
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (18.75%) OO
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
1 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Deployment Diagram
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) COBOL
4 2 (12.50%) Fortran
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Pascal
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) GIAC
1 2 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Netcool
1 2 (12.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee