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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 66 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.33% 6.55% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 27.57% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 25
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
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 - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.57%
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
276 243 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.29% 23.75% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 77
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £17.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -6 54 £363 +3.57% 7
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 69 (48.94%) Windows
2 63 (44.68%) Oracle
3 55 (39.01%) Finance
4 54 (38.30%) SQL
5 37 (26.24%) Java
6 31 (21.99%) Linux
7 27 (19.15%) Windows NT
8 24 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.31%) SLA
9 23 (16.31%) PowerCenter
9 23 (16.31%) Control-M
10 22 (15.60%) Mainframe
10 22 (15.60%) Oracle Database
11 21 (14.89%) Banking
12 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
12 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (13.48%) ITIL
13 19 (13.48%) Service Management
14 18 (12.77%) MCSE
14 18 (12.77%) Citrix
14 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (12.06%) .NET
15 17 (12.06%) WebSphere
15 17 (12.06%) Selenium
16 16 (11.35%) Change Management
16 16 (11.35%) C#
17 14 (9.93%) VBScript
17 14 (9.93%) VB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (12.06%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 7 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.96%) IIS
5 5 (3.55%) SAS
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.84%) Apache
6 4 (2.84%) Liferay
7 2 (1.42%) CICS
7 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) FileNet
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (4.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (4.96%) Staffware
3 6 (4.26%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.42%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.71%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) SAN
2 7 (4.96%) NAS
3 6 (4.26%) Firewall
4 5 (3.55%) Internet
5 4 (2.84%) HTTP
5 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.84%) LDAP
5 4 (2.84%) Intranet
6 2 (1.42%) WAN
6 2 (1.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.71%) SMS
7 1 (0.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.71%) WLAN
7 1 (0.71%) SMTP
7 1 (0.71%) ADSL
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) MPLS
7 1 (0.71%) X.400
7 1 (0.71%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) PowerCenter
2 22 (15.60%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) DB2
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.84%) DTS
8 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.42%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.42%) Ingres
9 2 (1.42%) OLTP
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) OLAP
10 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.71%) Informix
10 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Selenium
2 9 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (6.38%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.96%) JMeter
4 6 (4.26%) Ant
5 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.84%) Introscope
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.13%) JUnit
8 2 (1.42%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.42%) Subversion
8 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.42%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.71%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 55 (39.01%) Finance
2 21 (14.89%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 8 (5.67%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.55%) Automotive
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Architect
3 14 (9.93%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.22%) Administrator
5 12 (8.51%) Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.67%) Consultant
8 8 (5.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Deployment Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (2.84%) Windows Administrator
13 3 (2.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 3 (2.13%) Analyst Developer
13 3 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) .NET
2 11 (7.80%) HTML
3 10 (7.09%) Web Services
4 8 (5.67%) J2EE
5 6 (4.26%) Java EE
5 6 (4.26%) jQuery
6 4 (2.84%) WebCenter
6 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 4 (2.84%) SOAP
7 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.42%) REST
8 2 (1.42%) Ajax
8 2 (1.42%) XHTML
8 2 (1.42%) Struts
8 2 (1.42%) XML
9 1 (0.71%) XSLT
9 1 (0.71%) JSP
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Mainframe
2 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) EPoS
4 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) HACMP
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) Open Source
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.94%) Windows
2 31 (21.99%) Linux
3 27 (19.15%) Windows NT
4 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.51%) MVS
7 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.67%) AIX
8 7 (4.96%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.13%) Solaris
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.71%) OS/390
11 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.48%) ITIL
2 19 (13.48%) Service Management
3 16 (11.35%) Change Management
4 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
5 12 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (8.51%) Migration
6 10 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.38%) TDD
7 9 (6.38%) Line Management
7 9 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.38%) BDD
8 8 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.96%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (4.96%) ETL
10 6 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.26%) Workflow
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) SQL
2 37 (26.24%) Java
3 16 (11.35%) C#
4 14 (9.93%) VBScript
4 14 (9.93%) VB
5 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.38%) Perl
6 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.84%) JCL
8 4 (2.84%) AWK
8 4 (2.84%) C
9 3 (2.13%) Scala
9 3 (2.13%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) COBOL
10 2 (1.42%) VB6
10 2 (1.42%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) MCSE
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) MCP
3 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) Degree
5 6 (4.26%) ISEB
6 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) SLA
2 11 (7.80%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
3 6 (4.26%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.42%) vSphere
5 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.71%) HDFS
6 1 (0.71%) GPFS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (16.31%) Control-M
2 11 (7.80%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.67%) CA Wily
4 7 (4.96%) TIBCO Hawk
5 6 (4.26%) BladeLogic
6 5 (3.55%) OVSD
6 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.13%) SCOM
9 2 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.42%) MAINVIEW
10 1 (0.71%) Netcool
10 1 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 63 (44.68%) Oracle
2 24 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.77%) Citrix
4 13 (9.22%) Informatica
5 12 (8.51%) Remedy
5 12 (8.51%) IBM
6 11 (7.80%) VMware
7 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.67%) TIBCO
8 8 (5.67%) Intel
9 5 (3.55%) SAP
10 4 (2.84%) NetApp
10 4 (2.84%) FatWire
11 3 (2.13%) EMC
12 2 (1.42%) HP
12 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.42%) BMC
12 2 (1.42%) Northgate
12 2 (1.42%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.71%) Altiris
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