The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 37 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Unix 33 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.85% 6.76% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.71% 30.28% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 18
Median daily rate £445 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £337 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.55% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
210 218 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.48% 22.34% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 119
Median daily rate £358 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 24
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 28 £445 +14.83% 1
Newport Pagnell - 2 £380 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 62 (54.87%) Windows
2 39 (34.51%) Linux
3 30 (26.55%) Oracle
3 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
5 26 (23.01%) Finance
5 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
6 21 (18.58%) SQL
7 20 (17.70%) Java
7 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (17.70%) CEH
8 18 (15.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (15.93%) Security Testing
8 18 (15.93%) Risk Management
8 18 (15.93%) Firewall
8 18 (15.93%) Scrum
8 18 (15.93%) Information Assurance
9 16 (14.16%) Banking
9 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
9 16 (14.16%) Mainframe
10 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
10 15 (13.27%) DV Cleared
11 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
11 14 (12.39%) CA Wily
11 14 (12.39%) Windows NT
11 14 (12.39%) J2EE
12 13 (11.50%) Internet
12 13 (11.50%) Tivoli
12 13 (11.50%) Retail
12 13 (11.50%) OSCP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.96%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.31%) Apache
4 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.77%) SAS
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) MS Project
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) Firewall
2 13 (11.50%) Internet
3 12 (10.62%) SAN
4 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.96%) IPsec
6 7 (6.19%) FTP
6 7 (6.19%) SMTP
6 7 (6.19%) SSH
6 7 (6.19%) SSL
7 6 (5.31%) ATM
7 6 (5.31%) DMZ
7 6 (5.31%) LAN
7 6 (5.31%) NAS
7 6 (5.31%) WAN
7 6 (5.31%) Wireless
7 6 (5.31%) WLAN
8 5 (4.42%) ADSL
8 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.42%) MPLS
8 5 (4.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Big Data
2 13 (11.50%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.19%) DB2
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.31%) PowerCenter
5 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.54%) Cloudera CDH
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.77%) HBase
7 2 (1.77%) Impala
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.54%) Selenium
3 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.77%) Introscope
5 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Banking
3 13 (11.50%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (12.39%) Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) Developer
3 9 (7.96%) Architect
3 9 (7.96%) Consultant
4 6 (5.31%) Information Assurance Leader
4 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Security Consultant
5 5 (4.42%) Administrator
5 5 (4.42%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.54%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (3.54%) Information Specialist
6 4 (3.54%) Java Engineer
6 4 (3.54%) Network Architect
6 4 (3.54%) Security Analyst
6 4 (3.54%) Security Specialist
6 4 (3.54%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (3.54%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (3.54%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (3.54%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) J2EE
2 11 (9.73%) Spring
3 9 (7.96%) XML
4 7 (6.19%) Node.js
4 7 (6.19%) SOAP
5 5 (4.42%) 802.1X
5 5 (4.42%) JMS
5 5 (4.42%) REST
6 4 (3.54%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.54%) Java EE
6 4 (3.54%) jQuery
6 4 (3.54%) React
6 4 (3.54%) Spring Boot
6 4 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.65%) JSON
8 2 (1.77%) JDBC
8 2 (1.77%) JNDI
8 2 (1.77%) Web Services
8 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Mainframe
2 10 (8.85%) Cryptography
3 9 (7.96%) CESG
4 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.19%) Clustering
6 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.65%) IVR
9 2 (1.77%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.88%) BYOD
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.88%) Statistics
10 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.87%) Windows
2 39 (34.51%) Linux
3 14 (12.39%) Windows NT
4 10 (8.85%) MVS
5 9 (7.96%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Vista
6 6 (5.31%) zOS
7 2 (1.77%) AIX
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.93%) Information Assurance
2 18 (15.93%) Risk Management
2 18 (15.93%) Scrum
2 18 (15.93%) Security Testing
2 18 (15.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (10.62%) Security Architecture
4 11 (9.73%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (9.73%) ITIL
5 10 (8.85%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (7.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (7.08%) Fuzz Testing
7 8 (7.08%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.19%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (6.19%) Logistics
8 7 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (6.19%) Migration
8 7 (6.19%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 20 (17.70%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.31%) VB
5 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.42%) Python
5 5 (4.42%) Scala
6 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.65%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) Jython
7 2 (1.77%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.70%) CEH
3 15 (13.27%) DV Cleared
4 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.50%) CREST Certified
5 13 (11.50%) OSCP
6 9 (7.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (7.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) RMADS
3 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) Sendmail
3 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) CA Wily
2 13 (11.50%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.19%) SCCM
4 5 (4.42%) Nexpose
4 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.54%) Control-M
5 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.77%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
1 30 (26.55%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) Citrix
2 7 (6.19%) SAP
3 6 (5.31%) Cisco
4 5 (4.42%) Altiris
4 5 (4.42%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.42%) Blue Coat
4 5 (4.42%) F5
4 5 (4.42%) FireEye
4 5 (4.42%) GFI Software
4 5 (4.42%) Intel Security
4 5 (4.42%) Juniper
4 5 (4.42%) LogRhythm
4 5 (4.42%) Rapid7
4 5 (4.42%) Sourcefire
4 5 (4.42%) Symantec
4 5 (4.42%) TippingPoint
4 5 (4.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) KANA