The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing UNIX 81 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.13% 4.25% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.80% 19.71% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £213 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -2.54%
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 208 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.89% 21.58% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 82 92
Average daily rate £318 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UNIX
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 65 £334 +33.50% 10
Aylesbury - - - - 4
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 3
Marlow - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 78 (52.70%) Windows
2 69 (46.62%) Linux
3 48 (32.43%) SQL
4 47 (31.76%) Finance
5 42 (28.38%) Java
6 41 (27.70%) Oracle
7 34 (22.97%) Change Management
8 28 (18.92%) WebSphere
9 27 (18.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
10 25 (16.89%) SC Cleared
10 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (15.54%) Web Services
12 22 (14.86%) J2EE
12 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
12 22 (14.86%) Citrix
13 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
13 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 19 (12.84%) SLA
14 19 (12.84%) Mainframe
15 18 (12.16%) IBM
15 18 (12.16%) AIX
15 18 (12.16%) LDAP
15 18 (12.16%) DTS
15 18 (12.16%) ITIL
15 18 (12.16%) SOAP
16 17 (11.49%) DV Cleared
17 16 (10.81%) MCP
17 16 (10.81%) Service Management
17 16 (10.81%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 28 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 27 (18.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
3 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (4.73%) Lync
5 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.38%) Node.js
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.70%) Apache
7 4 (2.70%) SAS
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.70%) Liferay
8 2 (1.35%) FileNet
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (5.41%) Staffware
3 7 (4.73%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.35%) AWD
5 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (4.73%) GitHub
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.16%) LDAP
2 11 (7.43%) Firewall
3 10 (6.76%) Internet
4 8 (5.41%) SAN
5 7 (4.73%) SMTP
5 7 (4.73%) NAS
6 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.38%) ICMP
7 4 (2.70%) Intranet
7 4 (2.70%) HTTP
7 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.35%) ATM
9 1 (0.68%) LAN
9 1 (0.68%) WAN
9 1 (0.68%) SSL
9 1 (0.68%) FTP
9 1 (0.68%) X.400
9 1 (0.68%) X.500
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.16%) DTS
2 15 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (9.46%) PowerCenter
4 11 (7.43%) DB2
5 10 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.35%) OLTP
11 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.68%) OLAP
11 1 (0.68%) Informix
11 1 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Ant
2 10 (6.76%) Selenium
3 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.38%) Grunt
4 5 (3.38%) Yeoman
4 5 (3.38%) Subversion
5 4 (2.70%) Introscope
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.03%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.03%) JUnit
6 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.03%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.35%) JMeter
8 1 (0.68%) MyEclipse
General
1 47 (31.76%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Retail
3 11 (7.43%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Automotive
5 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Analyst
2 18 (12.16%) Deployment Analyst
3 15 (10.14%) Architect
4 12 (8.11%) Administrator
5 11 (7.43%) Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Test Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Consultant
9 6 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.38%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Support
11 4 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Support Specialist
11 4 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.54%) Web Services
2 22 (14.86%) J2EE
3 18 (12.16%) SOAP
4 13 (8.78%) HTML
5 10 (6.76%) CSS
6 7 (4.73%) .NET
6 7 (4.73%) Dojo
6 7 (4.73%) RESTful
6 7 (4.73%) HTML5
6 7 (4.73%) CSS3
6 7 (4.73%) Worklight
7 5 (3.38%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (2.70%) WebCenter
8 4 (2.70%) jQuery
9 3 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.35%) REST
10 2 (1.35%) MEAP
10 2 (1.35%) Ajax
10 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.05%) CESG
3 6 (4.05%) Cryptography
3 6 (4.05%) EPoS
4 5 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.38%) PKI
5 3 (2.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.03%) Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.35%) HACMP
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
6 2 (1.35%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (52.70%) Windows
2 69 (46.62%) Linux
3 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.16%) AIX
5 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.43%) Windows NT
7 9 (6.08%) MVS
8 5 (3.38%) Solaris
9 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) OS/390
10 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) Change Management
2 18 (12.16%) ITIL
3 16 (10.81%) Service Management
4 14 (9.46%) Migration
5 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.73%) ETL
8 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.73%) CRM
8 7 (4.73%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.73%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (4.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.05%) Release Management
9 6 (4.05%) Workflow
9 6 (4.05%) Project Management
9 6 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (3.38%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.43%) SQL
2 42 (28.38%) Java
3 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.43%) VB
4 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
5 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.05%) JCL
6 6 (4.05%) VBScript
6 6 (4.05%) C#
7 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.03%) Scala
9 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) sed
10 1 (0.68%) AWK
Qualifications
1 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.89%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.49%) DV Cleared
4 16 (10.81%) MCP
5 15 (10.14%) MCSE
5 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.38%) ISEB
7 2 (1.35%) Degree
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.84%) SLA
2 12 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) Backup Exec
2 14 (9.46%) Control-M
3 8 (5.41%) TIBCO Hawk
4 6 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.70%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.03%) OVSD
7 2 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.68%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Oracle
2 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.86%) Citrix
3 18 (12.16%) IBM
4 16 (10.81%) VMware
5 12 (8.11%) Lumension
6 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.08%) TIBCO
7 7 (4.73%) McAfee
7 7 (4.73%) Sophos
8 6 (4.05%) Remedy
8 6 (4.05%) HP
9 5 (3.38%) Sun
9 5 (3.38%) StorageTek
9 5 (3.38%) Intel
10 4 (2.70%) Informatica
10 4 (2.70%) FatWire
11 3 (2.03%) EMC
11 3 (2.03%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.03%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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