The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing UNIX 60 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.21% 5.14% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.29% 25.29% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 8
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£316 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £385 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
UNIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
247 257 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.46% 20.32% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 102 65
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 43
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.60 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Buckinghamshire region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Buckinghamshire region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UNIX
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 44 £313 +5.93% 7
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £483 - 3
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 58 (47.54%) Finance
2 52 (42.62%) Windows
3 39 (31.97%) Oracle
4 34 (27.87%) Linux
5 31 (25.41%) SQL
6 24 (19.67%) Control-M
7 22 (18.03%) PowerCenter
7 22 (18.03%) DB2
8 21 (17.21%) Banking
8 21 (17.21%) WebSphere
9 20 (16.39%) AIX
9 20 (16.39%) Informatica
10 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (14.75%) VMware
12 17 (13.93%) Java
12 17 (13.93%) Service Management
13 16 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (13.11%) Clustering
13 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database
13 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
14 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (12.30%) IBM
15 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
15 14 (11.48%) ETL
15 14 (11.48%) QA
16 13 (10.66%) Solaris
17 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
17 12 (9.84%) Migration
18 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (17.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.74%) SAS
4 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.10%) IIS
5 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.46%) Lync
7 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.92%) SAN
3 5 (4.10%) HTTP
4 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.28%) LAN
4 4 (3.28%) WLAN
4 4 (3.28%) WAN
4 4 (3.28%) Firewall
5 3 (2.46%) DHCP
5 3 (2.46%) SSL
5 3 (2.46%) DNS
6 2 (1.64%) ATM
7 1 (0.82%) Network Security
7 1 (0.82%) LDAP
7 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) PowerCenter
1 22 (18.03%) DB2
2 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.56%) Data Mart
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.74%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.28%) MySQL
7 4 (3.28%) OLTP
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.46%) OLAP
8 3 (2.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Introscope
2 4 (3.28%) ProC
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.64%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) JMeter
5 1 (0.82%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (47.54%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Architect
3 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Administrator
5 9 (7.38%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.28%) DBA
8 4 (3.28%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) SAS Developer
9 3 (2.46%) ETL Developer
9 3 (2.46%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) Web Services
2 5 (4.10%) Java EE
2 5 (4.10%) J2EE
2 5 (4.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.28%) SAP XI
4 3 (2.46%) JNDI
4 3 (2.46%) .NET
4 3 (2.46%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) JDBC
4 3 (2.46%) SOAP
5 2 (1.64%) Worklight
6 1 (0.82%) Spring
6 1 (0.82%) ISPF
6 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.82%) HTML
6 1 (0.82%) STL
6 1 (0.82%) Struts
6 1 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Clustering
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.02%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) Replication
4 5 (4.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.10%) HACMP
5 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.82%) AS400
8 1 (0.82%) CMDB
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.62%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Linux
3 20 (16.39%) AIX
4 13 (10.66%) Solaris
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.92%) Windows NT
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.28%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.93%) Service Management
2 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (11.48%) ETL
4 12 (9.84%) Migration
5 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.02%) Analytics
6 9 (7.38%) ITIL
6 9 (7.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.56%) Change Management
8 6 (4.92%) High Availability
9 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.10%) Project Management
10 4 (3.28%) Visual Analytics
10 4 (3.28%) Line Management
10 4 (3.28%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) SQL
2 17 (13.93%) Java
3 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.38%) Korn
5 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.74%) Python
6 7 (5.74%) C++
7 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.92%) C
7 6 (4.92%) Perl
8 5 (4.10%) VB
9 4 (3.28%) Jython
10 3 (2.46%) AWK
10 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.64%) VBScript
11 2 (1.64%) C#
12 1 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.82%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) MCP
5 2 (1.64%) CISSP
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.64%) CISA
5 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) CISM
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.82%) COSO
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.28%) Firmware
5 3 (2.46%) vSphere
6 2 (1.64%) GPFS
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.82%) HDFS
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) Control-M
2 5 (4.10%) CA Wily
3 4 (3.28%) OVSD
4 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.64%) SCCM
5 2 (1.64%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Oracle
2 20 (16.39%) Informatica
3 18 (14.75%) VMware
4 15 (12.30%) IBM
5 11 (9.02%) NetApp
6 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.20%) HP
6 10 (8.20%) Business Objects
7 8 (6.56%) Citrix
8 7 (5.74%) SAP
9 6 (4.92%) EMC
10 5 (4.10%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.28%) Veritas
11 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.28%) Intel
12 3 (2.46%) TOWER Software
12 3 (2.46%) Symantec
12 3 (2.46%) McAfee
12 3 (2.46%) Sun
12 3 (2.46%) Lumension
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