Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -17
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.69% 5.81% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 28.30% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Slough median daily rate £375 £370 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +6.86% +8.63%
10th Percentile £318 £350 £250
90th Percentile £438 £409 £421
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £408
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.36% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £18.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -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 58 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.40% 20.54% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 39
Slough median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £198 £262 £150
90th Percentile £452 £450 £445
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.60 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -18.89% -30.77%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +2.86%

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 April 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 April 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) STL
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) OLTP
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (20.00%) Netcool
6 2 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Telnet
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) OLTP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C++ Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) STL
2 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Delphi
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM