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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 72 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.00% 5.79% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.91% 24.05% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
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£363 £394 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +86.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
258 262 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.50% 24.06% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 108 71
Average daily rate £395 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.30 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.90 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 +5 54 £350 -6.66% 4
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 4
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 72 (55.38%) Finance
2 52 (40.00%) Windows
3 49 (37.69%) Oracle
4 34 (26.15%) SQL
5 28 (21.54%) Control-M
5 28 (21.54%) PowerCenter
6 23 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (17.69%) Banking
7 22 (16.92%) WebSphere
7 22 (16.92%) Linux
7 22 (16.92%) Informatica
8 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 20 (15.38%) Java
8 20 (15.38%) Service Management
9 18 (13.85%) VMware
10 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database
11 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 16 (12.31%) Mainframe
12 15 (11.54%) ETL
13 14 (10.77%) Clustering
13 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (10.00%) Perl
14 13 (10.00%) DB2
15 12 (9.23%) C++
15 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
15 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (9.23%) SAN
15 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (16.92%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.38%) SAS
4 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.77%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) SAN
2 6 (4.62%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) WLAN
2 6 (4.62%) WAN
2 6 (4.62%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) NAS
3 4 (3.08%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.31%) SSL
5 2 (1.54%) DNS
5 2 (1.54%) DMZ
5 2 (1.54%) MPLS
5 2 (1.54%) DHCP
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.54%) ADSL
5 2 (1.54%) SSH
6 1 (0.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.77%) LTE
6 1 (0.77%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.54%) PowerCenter
2 23 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database
4 13 (10.00%) DB2
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.15%) Data Mart
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.85%) MySQL
8 5 (3.85%) OLTP
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.31%) OLAP
10 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) ProC
1 5 (3.85%) Introscope
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.31%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.31%) Selenium
3 3 (2.31%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.54%) JMeter
4 2 (1.54%) Toad
4 2 (1.54%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.77%) Ant
5 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.77%) PVCS
5 1 (0.77%) Subversion
5 1 (0.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (55.38%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Retail
5 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Developer
2 26 (20.00%) Analyst
3 24 (18.46%) Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (8.46%) Administrator
6 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (2.31%) Virtualisation Architect
11 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Administrator
11 3 (2.31%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.31%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) Java EE
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) HTML
3 5 (3.85%) J2EE
3 5 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.08%) .NET
4 4 (3.08%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) SOAP
5 3 (2.31%) JDBC
5 3 (2.31%) SAP XI
5 3 (2.31%) JNDI
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) jQuery
6 1 (0.77%) HTML5
6 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.77%) Spring
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
6 1 (0.77%) JSP
6 1 (0.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Mainframe
2 14 (10.77%) Clustering
3 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.08%) Replication
6 3 (2.31%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.54%) HACMP
7 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (16.92%) Linux
3 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.46%) AIX
5 10 (7.69%) Windows NT
5 10 (7.69%) Solaris
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.62%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.08%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.31%) HPUX
11 3 (2.31%) SUSE
11 3 (2.31%) MVS
11 3 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.38%) Service Management
2 15 (11.54%) ETL
3 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.46%) ITIL
5 11 (8.46%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.69%) Migration
7 9 (6.92%) Analytics
8 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.15%) Change Management
8 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.85%) Line Management
10 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.08%) Requirements Management
11 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) SQL
2 20 (15.38%) Java
3 13 (10.00%) Perl
4 12 (9.23%) C++
5 11 (8.46%) C
5 11 (8.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.92%) Korn
7 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.62%) Python
8 6 (4.62%) AWK
8 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.85%) C#
10 4 (3.08%) Jython
10 4 (3.08%) VB
11 3 (2.31%) VBScript
12 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.54%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.77%) JCL
13 1 (0.77%) COBOL
13 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) MCP
1 7 (5.38%) MCSE
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) CISA
3 2 (1.54%) ISEB
3 2 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
2 10 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.77%) COSO
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.08%) Firmware
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.54%) GPFS
4 2 (1.54%) NFS
5 1 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) Control-M
2 6 (4.62%) CA Wily
3 5 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.08%) OVSD
4 4 (3.08%) SCOM
5 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.31%) YaST
6 2 (1.54%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.77%) Netcool
7 1 (0.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.77%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (37.69%) Oracle
2 22 (16.92%) Informatica
3 18 (13.85%) VMware
4 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.46%) IBM
6 9 (6.92%) Business Objects
6 9 (6.92%) Citrix
7 7 (5.38%) Intel
7 7 (5.38%) NetApp
8 6 (4.62%) Remedy
9 5 (3.85%) SAP
9 5 (3.85%) EMC
10 4 (3.08%) Sun
11 3 (2.31%) Veritas
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.54%) Symantec
12 2 (1.54%) HP
12 2 (1.54%) Cognos
12 2 (1.54%) Altiris