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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing UNIX 64 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.90% 3.69% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.65% 15.98% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 5
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£325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £380 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.08 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -21.42%
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
310 244 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.74% 23.11% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 101 28
Average daily rate £288 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £117 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 21
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 £10.94 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.40 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 54 £325 -7.14% 5
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (48.48%) Finance
2 58 (43.94%) Oracle
3 55 (41.67%) Windows
4 44 (33.33%) SQL
5 30 (22.73%) Java
6 28 (21.21%) Windows NT
7 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
7 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
8 24 (18.18%) PowerCenter
9 23 (17.42%) Linux
9 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
10 22 (16.67%) Service Management
11 20 (15.15%) Banking
12 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
12 19 (14.39%) Control-M
12 19 (14.39%) SLA
12 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (13.64%) VMware
13 18 (13.64%) C#
13 18 (13.64%) .NET
13 18 (13.64%) ITIL
14 17 (12.88%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (12.88%) Citrix
14 17 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (12.12%) Selenium
15 16 (12.12%) Informatica
16 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (11.36%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.82%) IIS
1 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.03%) SAS
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.52%) CICS
5 2 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) TIBCO iProcess
1 3 (2.27%) Staffware
1 3 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.52%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) SAN
2 9 (6.82%) NAS
3 3 (2.27%) Firewall
3 3 (2.27%) WAN
3 3 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (1.52%) VoIP
4 2 (1.52%) WLAN
4 2 (1.52%) DHCP
4 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.52%) MPLS
4 2 (1.52%) DMZ
4 2 (1.52%) ADSL
4 2 (1.52%) SSH
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) LTE
5 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.76%) 2G
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) Telnet
5 1 (0.76%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) PowerCenter
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
3 17 (12.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.03%) OLTP
7 3 (2.27%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.52%) Ingres
8 2 (1.52%) DB2
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) HBase
9 1 (0.76%) Big Data
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) OLAP
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Selenium
2 10 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (7.58%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.06%) JMeter
4 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.27%) Ant
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.52%) Toad
8 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.52%) Subversion
9 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.76%) Maven
9 1 (0.76%) ProC
9 1 (0.76%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) PVCS
9 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (48.48%) Finance
2 20 (15.15%) Banking
3 12 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (6.06%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.79%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Architect
3 17 (12.88%) Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Administrator
8 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Virtualisation Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) HTML
3 7 (5.30%) Java EE
4 3 (2.27%) jQuery
4 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.27%) Web Services
4 3 (2.27%) XML
4 3 (2.27%) J2EE
5 2 (1.52%) XHTML
6 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) HTML5
6 1 (0.76%) Spring
6 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) JSP
6 1 (0.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Mainframe
2 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.33%) Clustering
4 7 (5.30%) EPoS
5 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.52%) HACMP
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Open Source
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.67%) Windows
2 28 (21.21%) Windows NT
3 23 (17.42%) Linux
4 17 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.82%) MVS
7 8 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.79%) Solaris
10 4 (3.03%) AIX
11 3 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.27%) SUSE
11 3 (2.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.67%) Service Management
2 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.64%) ITIL
4 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.61%) Test Automation
5 13 (9.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.33%) Migration
8 10 (7.58%) TDD
8 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.58%) BDD
8 10 (7.58%) Line Management
9 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.06%) Change Management
10 7 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.30%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.30%) ETL
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.33%) SQL
2 30 (22.73%) Java
3 18 (13.64%) C#
4 15 (11.36%) VBScript
5 13 (9.85%) Perl
6 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.82%) VB
7 8 (6.06%) C
7 8 (6.06%) C++
8 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.03%) AWK
11 3 (2.27%) Python
12 2 (1.52%) COBOL
12 2 (1.52%) Korn
12 2 (1.52%) VB6
12 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.52%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (11.36%) MCSE
2 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.30%) ISEB
4 7 (5.30%) MCP
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.39%) SLA
2 9 (6.82%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (6.06%) ISA Server
4 8 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.52%) NFS
6 2 (1.52%) GPFS
6 2 (1.52%) vSphere
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.76%) HDFS
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) Control-M
2 8 (6.06%) BladeLogic
3 7 (5.30%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.79%) SCOM
4 5 (3.79%) CA Wily
4 5 (3.79%) OVSD
4 5 (3.79%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.27%) YaST
7 2 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.52%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (1.52%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Netcool
8 1 (0.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 58 (43.94%) Oracle
2 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.64%) VMware
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 16 (12.12%) Informatica
6 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.33%) Intel
7 11 (8.33%) Remedy
8 6 (4.55%) IBM
9 5 (3.79%) SAP
10 4 (3.03%) NetApp
11 3 (2.27%) Veritas
11 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.52%) Cognos
12 2 (1.52%) Symantec
12 2 (1.52%) Sun
12 2 (1.52%) EMC
12 2 (1.52%) BMC
12 2 (1.52%) Northgate
12 2 (1.52%) Altiris
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