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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 22 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 87 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.00% 4.44% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.10% 24.58% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 26
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £206 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
289 236 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.25% 18.07% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 92 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 24
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +11 68 £315 -16.00% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £466 - 4
Amersham +4 1 - - 3
Buckingham - 1 - -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 66 (44.30%) Finance
2 57 (38.26%) Windows
3 49 (32.89%) Oracle
4 43 (28.86%) Linux
5 32 (21.48%) DB2
6 31 (20.81%) SQL
7 29 (19.46%) Clustering
8 27 (18.12%) PowerCenter
9 25 (16.78%) Control-M
10 24 (16.11%) AIX
11 23 (15.44%) Java
12 22 (14.77%) Informatica
12 22 (14.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (14.09%) Banking
14 17 (11.41%) WebSphere
14 17 (11.41%) Service Management
14 17 (11.41%) IBM
15 16 (10.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (10.74%) Solaris
15 16 (10.74%) ITIL
15 16 (10.74%) Change Management
15 16 (10.74%) VMware
16 15 (10.07%) Migration
16 15 (10.07%) DB2 UDB
16 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
16 15 (10.07%) Mainframe
16 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database
16 15 (10.07%) Data Centre
17 14 (9.40%) Performance Monitoring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (11.41%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.37%) SAS
4 5 (3.36%) IIS
4 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) Apache
5 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.01%) Lync
7 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Project
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.01%) assyst
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) SAN
2 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.70%) Firewall
4 6 (4.03%) Internet
5 5 (3.36%) HTTP
6 4 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (2.68%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.01%) SSL
7 3 (2.01%) Intranet
7 3 (2.01%) DNS
7 3 (2.01%) Broadband
7 3 (2.01%) LAN
7 3 (2.01%) WAN
7 3 (2.01%) DHCP
7 3 (2.01%) FTP
8 2 (1.34%) ATM
9 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.48%) DB2
2 27 (18.12%) PowerCenter
3 15 (10.07%) DB2 UDB
3 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.36%) Data Mart
6 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (2.68%) OLTP
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.34%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Introscope
2 5 (3.36%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.68%) Selenium
3 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.34%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.34%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (44.30%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Developer
2 27 (18.12%) Analyst
3 17 (11.41%) Administrator
4 15 (10.07%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.05%) DBA
6 11 (7.38%) Consultant
6 11 (7.38%) Architect
7 10 (6.71%) Informatica Developer
8 9 (6.04%) DB2 DBA
9 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (3.36%) Middleware Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) Tester
12 4 (2.68%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.68%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) J2EE
2 6 (4.03%) SOAP
3 5 (3.36%) .NET
3 5 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (3.36%) Middleware
3 5 (3.36%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.68%) Web Services
4 4 (2.68%) SAP XI
5 3 (2.01%) XML
5 3 (2.01%) XML Messaging
5 3 (2.01%) HTML
5 3 (2.01%) JDBC
5 3 (2.01%) JNDI
5 3 (2.01%) ISPF
6 2 (1.34%) Java EE
6 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.34%) Worklight
6 2 (1.34%) JSP
6 2 (1.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.46%) Clustering
2 15 (10.07%) Mainframe
2 15 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.04%) HACMP
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.01%) LPAR
7 3 (2.01%) Biometrics
7 3 (2.01%) AS400
7 3 (2.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) iSeries
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.26%) Windows
2 43 (28.86%) Linux
3 24 (16.11%) AIX
4 16 (10.74%) Solaris
5 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.04%) MVS
7 8 (5.37%) Windows NT
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.01%) VMS
10 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.67%) zOS
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 22 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (11.41%) Service Management
3 16 (10.74%) Change Management
3 16 (10.74%) ITIL
4 15 (10.07%) Migration
5 14 (9.40%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.38%) High Availability
8 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.04%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.04%) Data Management
10 7 (4.70%) Line Management
10 7 (4.70%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.70%) Master Data Management
11 6 (4.03%) Analytics
11 6 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.03%) Project Management
12 5 (3.36%) ETL
12 5 (3.36%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) SQL
2 23 (15.44%) Java
3 14 (9.40%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.38%) Korn
5 10 (6.71%) Python
6 9 (6.04%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.37%) Perl
8 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.70%) VB
9 5 (3.36%) JCL
10 4 (2.68%) Jython
10 4 (2.68%) VBScript
10 4 (2.68%) C#
11 3 (2.01%) AWK
11 3 (2.01%) REXX
11 3 (2.01%) sed
12 2 (1.34%) Scala
12 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.38%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) ISEB
4 4 (2.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.34%) Degree
5 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.34%) MCP
5 2 (1.34%) MCSE
5 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) QA
2 12 (8.05%) SLA
3 7 (4.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.36%) Veritas File System
4 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (2.01%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.01%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.34%) GPFS
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.67%) HDFS
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (16.78%) Control-M
2 10 (6.71%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.36%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.68%) OVSD
5 2 (1.34%) SCCM
5 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.34%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.67%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (32.89%) Oracle
2 22 (14.77%) Informatica
3 17 (11.41%) IBM
4 16 (10.74%) VMware
5 14 (9.40%) HP
6 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.71%) Veritas
7 10 (6.71%) Remedy
8 8 (5.37%) Symantec
8 8 (5.37%) Citrix
8 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.70%) EMC
9 7 (4.70%) NetApp
9 7 (4.70%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.03%) TIBCO
10 6 (4.03%) SAP
11 4 (2.68%) Intel
11 4 (2.68%) F5
12 3 (2.01%) Lumension
12 3 (2.01%) McAfee
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