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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 54 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.77% 4.01% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.61% 16.47% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
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£413 £338 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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
262 249 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.14% 24.36% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 44
Average daily rate £313 £290 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £421 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 46 £450 +38.46% 7
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 5
Marlow - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 69 (56.56%) Finance
2 55 (45.08%) Oracle
3 53 (43.44%) Windows
4 41 (33.61%) SQL
5 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
6 26 (21.31%) PowerCenter
7 25 (20.49%) Service Management
8 24 (19.67%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.67%) Java
9 23 (18.85%) Windows NT
10 22 (18.03%) VMware
10 22 (18.03%) Banking
11 21 (17.21%) Mainframe
12 20 (16.39%) Informatica
13 19 (15.57%) Control-M
13 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
14 18 (14.75%) SLA
14 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (13.93%) ITIL
15 17 (13.93%) SAN
15 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (13.11%) Citrix
17 15 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (11.48%) Linux
18 14 (11.48%) MCSE
19 13 (10.66%) C#

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.38%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.38%) IIS
3 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.28%) SAS
5 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) ResourceLink
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) SAN
2 9 (7.38%) NAS
3 6 (4.92%) LAN
3 6 (4.92%) WAN
4 5 (4.10%) WLAN
5 2 (1.64%) SSH
5 2 (1.64%) Firewall
5 2 (1.64%) MPLS
5 2 (1.64%) DMZ
5 2 (1.64%) ADSL
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) VoIP
5 2 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (0.82%) SNMP
6 1 (0.82%) SMTP
6 1 (0.82%) SMS
6 1 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.82%) Telnet
6 1 (0.82%) X.400
6 1 (0.82%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.31%) PowerCenter
2 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.10%) OLTP
4 5 (4.10%) Data Mart
5 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.64%) DB2
6 2 (1.64%) OLAP
6 2 (1.64%) Ingres
7 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Selenium
2 8 (6.56%) WebDriver
2 8 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (4.92%) JMeter
4 4 (3.28%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.64%) Subversion
5 2 (1.64%) ProC
5 2 (1.64%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.64%) Toad
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.82%) PVCS
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (56.56%) Finance
2 22 (18.03%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Spanish Language
4 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Analyst
2 26 (21.31%) Architect
3 21 (17.21%) Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Test Manager
5 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.92%) Administrator
8 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Consultant
10 3 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.46%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
2 7 (5.74%) Java EE
3 4 (3.28%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
5 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.64%) jQuery
5 2 (1.64%) XHTML
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) JSP
6 1 (0.82%) Struts
6 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.82%) Spring
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Mainframe
2 13 (10.66%) Clustering
2 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.46%) Replication
5 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) HACMP
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) CMDB
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.44%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) Windows NT
3 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.48%) Linux
5 10 (8.20%) Windows 2000
5 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (5.74%) MVS
7 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.10%) Solaris
9 5 (4.10%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.46%) HPUX
10 3 (2.46%) SUSE
10 3 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Service Management
2 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (13.93%) ITIL
4 15 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.20%) Change Management
7 9 (7.38%) ETL
7 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.56%) BDD
8 8 (6.56%) Line Management
8 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.56%) TDD
9 7 (5.74%) Migration
9 7 (5.74%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.10%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.61%) SQL
2 24 (19.67%) Java
3 13 (10.66%) C#
4 12 (9.84%) Perl
5 10 (8.20%) VBScript
5 10 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.38%) C++
6 9 (7.38%) C
7 8 (6.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.28%) AWK
8 4 (3.28%) VB
8 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.46%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.64%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.64%) Korn
10 2 (1.64%) VB6
10 2 (1.64%) COBOL
11 1 (0.82%) JCL
11 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (11.48%) MCSE
2 11 (9.02%) Degree
3 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.56%) MCP
5 4 (3.28%) ISEB
6 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) CISA
6 2 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.82%) CISM
7 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.75%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) QA
3 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (6.56%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.56%) Terminal Services
3 8 (6.56%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) GPFS
5 2 (1.64%) Firmware
5 2 (1.64%) NFS
6 1 (0.82%) Samba
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.82%) HDFS
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) Control-M
2 8 (6.56%) BladeLogic
3 7 (5.74%) SCOM
4 6 (4.92%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.10%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.28%) CA Wily
6 4 (3.28%) OVSD
7 3 (2.46%) YaST
8 2 (1.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.82%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.82%) Netcool
9 1 (0.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 55 (45.08%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.03%) VMware
4 20 (16.39%) Informatica
5 16 (13.11%) Citrix
6 12 (9.84%) Intel
7 8 (6.56%) Remedy
8 6 (4.92%) IBM
9 5 (4.10%) NetApp
10 4 (3.28%) SAP
11 3 (2.46%) Veritas
11 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.46%) EMC
12 2 (1.64%) Northgate
12 2 (1.64%) Altiris
12 2 (1.64%) Symantec
12 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.64%) Cognos
12 2 (1.64%) Sun
13 1 (0.82%) Ericsson
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