Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.60% 6.41% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.40% 22.50% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Slough median daily rate £300 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +17.24% -5.84%
10th Percentile £269 £327 £331
90th Percentile £533 £648 £418
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -28.89% -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 63 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.10% 28.47% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 48
Slough median daily rate £398 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.66% +11.45% -4.34%
10th Percentile £183 £200 £172
90th Percentile £534 £588 £441
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
10th Percentile £12.45 - £14.90
90th Percentile £20.00 - £19.10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +40.00% -26.73% -24.18%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) NetApp
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (31.25%) Tekelec
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Sun
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Sandvine
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) 4G
5 1 (6.25%) DAB
5 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (6.25%) GPRS
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) ICMP
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) IPv6
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (6.25%) UMTS
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) HBase
1 1 (6.25%) Mahout
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) WAP
2 1 (6.25%) WML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) GPG13
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (6.25%) HDFS
4 1 (6.25%) iptables
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
4 1 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Netcool
3 1 (6.25%) Ambari
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (6.25%) HP ALM
3 1 (6.25%) Oozie
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) NetApp
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Tekelec
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Sandvine
4 4 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
6 2 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (6.25%) Google
7 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft