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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing UNIX 60 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.02% 5.40% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 21.59% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 6
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£410 £400 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +84.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.14% -36.36%
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
270 264 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.59% 25.02% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 56
Average daily rate £343 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £9.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +3 45 £450 +20.00% 7
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 73 (58.87%) Finance
2 54 (43.55%) Oracle
3 51 (41.13%) Windows
4 39 (31.45%) SQL
5 27 (21.77%) Control-M
5 27 (21.77%) PowerCenter
6 26 (20.97%) Banking
7 25 (20.16%) MS Excel
8 22 (17.74%) Java
8 22 (17.74%) Mainframe
8 22 (17.74%) VMware
8 22 (17.74%) Service Management
9 21 (16.94%) Informatica
9 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 17 (13.71%) SLA
11 17 (13.71%) Linux
11 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
12 16 (12.90%) Windows NT
12 16 (12.90%) Perl
12 16 (12.90%) ITIL
12 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (12.90%) SAN
13 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
14 14 (11.29%) ETL
14 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (11.29%) Clustering
15 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.23%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.61%) ResourceLink
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) SAN
2 7 (5.65%) LAN
2 7 (5.65%) WAN
2 7 (5.65%) NAS
3 6 (4.84%) WLAN
4 3 (2.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) MPLS
5 2 (1.61%) SSH
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) DNS
5 2 (1.61%) DMZ
5 2 (1.61%) DHCP
5 2 (1.61%) ADSL
6 1 (0.81%) ATM
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) SNMP
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) PowerCenter
2 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.65%) Data Mart
6 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.03%) MySQL
6 5 (4.03%) OLTP
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.23%) DB2
8 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.61%) OLAP
9 2 (1.61%) Ingres
10 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) ProC
2 4 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.23%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.23%) Selenium
2 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.42%) JMeter
4 2 (1.61%) Subversion
4 2 (1.61%) Toad
4 2 (1.61%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) PVCS
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
5 1 (0.81%) Introscope
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 73 (58.87%) Finance
2 26 (20.97%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Spanish Language
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Developer
1 29 (23.39%) Analyst
2 26 (20.97%) Architect
3 13 (10.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (7.26%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.65%) Administrator
6 6 (4.84%) Informatica Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (2.42%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (2.42%) ETL Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) Java EE
2 7 (5.65%) HTML
3 6 (4.84%) .NET
4 4 (3.23%) Web Services
4 4 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (1.61%) XHTML
5 2 (1.61%) J2EE
5 2 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (0.81%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) JDBC
6 1 (0.81%) JSP
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) Struts
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) JNDI
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Mainframe
2 14 (11.29%) Clustering
3 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.61%) HACMP
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Open Source
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.13%) Windows
2 17 (13.71%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) Windows NT
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.26%) Windows 2000
6 9 (7.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.84%) Solaris
8 6 (4.84%) MVS
9 5 (4.03%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.42%) SUSE
10 3 (2.42%) AIX
10 3 (2.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.74%) Service Management
2 16 (12.90%) ITIL
2 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.29%) ETL
3 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.26%) Change Management
8 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.65%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.84%) Analytics
10 6 (4.84%) Line Management
10 6 (4.84%) Migration
11 5 (4.03%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.03%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.03%) Test Management
12 4 (3.23%) Release Management
12 4 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) SQL
2 22 (17.74%) Java
3 16 (12.90%) Perl
4 13 (10.48%) C
4 13 (10.48%) C++
5 10 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.65%) AWK
6 7 (5.65%) C#
6 7 (5.65%) Korn
7 4 (3.23%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.23%) VBScript
8 3 (2.42%) VB
8 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.61%) COBOL
9 2 (1.61%) VB6
9 2 (1.61%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) MCSE
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) MCP
3 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.61%) CISA
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) CISM
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) VCP4
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 2 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) COSO
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
1 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.65%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (4.03%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.03%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.23%) Firmware
4 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.61%) NFS
5 2 (1.61%) GPFS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.81%) HDFS
6 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (21.77%) Control-M
2 6 (4.84%) SCOM
3 5 (4.03%) CA Wily
3 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.03%) BladeLogic
3 5 (4.03%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.23%) OVSD
4 4 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.42%) YaST
5 3 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) Netcool
7 1 (0.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.81%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 54 (43.55%) Oracle
2 22 (17.74%) VMware
3 21 (16.94%) Informatica
4 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.48%) Citrix
6 10 (8.06%) Intel
7 8 (6.45%) IBM
8 7 (5.65%) Remedy
9 6 (4.84%) Business Objects
9 6 (4.84%) NetApp
10 4 (3.23%) EMC
11 3 (2.42%) Veritas
11 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.61%) Sun
12 2 (1.61%) SAP
12 2 (1.61%) Cognos
12 2 (1.61%) Symantec
12 2 (1.61%) Altiris
12 2 (1.61%) Northgate
13 1 (0.81%) Huawei
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 2 days ago