Period
to 21 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.55% 4.48% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 22.06% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Slough median daily rate £260 £300 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -41.46% +46.43%
10th Percentile £100 £264 £288
90th Percentile £430 £426 £663
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -57.78% +59.29%

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 39 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.12% 20.30% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 52
Slough median daily rate £158 £305 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.36% -17.29% +5.36%
10th Percentile £104 £208 £257
90th Percentile £500 £495 £618
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Slough median hourly rate £94.50 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +404.00% +22.95% -12.86%
10th Percentile £33.15 £15.68 £13.45
90th Percentile £159.45 £20.00 £17.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.50 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +73.53% +21.43% +12.00%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
4 1 (25.00%) Vitria
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) FileZilla
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Memcached
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Architectural Design
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Pacemaker
2 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) Vitria
2 1 (25.00%) VMware