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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 69 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.78% 6.43% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.06% 28.46% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 26
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
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
255 246 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.37% 22.59% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 104 109
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £144 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.12 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.99% +0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £59.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 54 £388 +26.53% 6
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 2
High Wycombe - - - - 4
Marlow - - - - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 55 (41.04%) Oracle
3 53 (39.55%) SQL
4 48 (35.82%) Finance
5 42 (31.34%) Linux
6 38 (28.36%) Java
7 22 (16.42%) Change Management
8 21 (15.67%) WebSphere
8 21 (15.67%) Windows NT
8 21 (15.67%) PowerCenter
9 20 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
10 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (14.18%) SLA
10 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
11 18 (13.43%) Control-M
12 16 (11.94%) IBM
12 16 (11.94%) Web Services
12 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.94%) Banking
12 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
13 15 (11.19%) Selenium
13 15 (11.19%) J2EE
13 15 (11.19%) Mainframe
13 15 (11.19%) Citrix
14 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (10.45%) MCSE
14 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (15.67%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (8.21%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.97%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.99%) IIS
6 4 (2.99%) Apache
6 4 (2.99%) SAS
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.99%) Liferay
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.24%) Node.js
8 2 (1.49%) FileNet
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.49%) CICS
9 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (5.97%) Staffware
3 7 (5.22%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.49%) AWD
5 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) LDAP
2 5 (3.73%) SAN
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
3 4 (2.99%) NAS
3 4 (2.99%) Intranet
3 4 (2.99%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) HTTP
3 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.49%) X.400
4 2 (1.49%) X.500
4 2 (1.49%) SMTP
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) PowerCenter
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
3 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.21%) DTS
4 11 (8.21%) DB2
5 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.49%) OLTP
10 2 (1.49%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.75%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Selenium
2 8 (5.97%) Ant
3 7 (5.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.22%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.73%) JMeter
4 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.99%) Introscope
5 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.24%) Grunt
6 3 (2.24%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.24%) JUnit
6 3 (2.24%) Subversion
6 3 (2.24%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) MyEclipse
General
1 48 (35.82%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Banking
3 12 (8.96%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Automotive
4 5 (3.73%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Analyst
2 14 (10.45%) Architect
3 13 (9.70%) Administrator
4 12 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Test Manager
5 11 (8.21%) Deployment Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Developer
7 7 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.24%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.24%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (2.24%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) Web Services
2 15 (11.19%) J2EE
3 13 (9.70%) .NET
4 11 (8.21%) SOAP
5 9 (6.72%) HTML
6 7 (5.22%) CSS
7 4 (2.99%) Dojo
7 4 (2.99%) jQuery
7 4 (2.99%) RESTful
7 4 (2.99%) WebCenter
7 4 (2.99%) HTML5
7 4 (2.99%) CSS3
7 4 (2.99%) Worklight
8 3 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.24%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.49%) REST
9 2 (1.49%) Ajax
9 2 (1.49%) Struts
9 2 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Mainframe
2 7 (5.22%) EPoS
3 4 (2.99%) Clustering
3 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.24%) Replication
5 2 (1.49%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) HACMP
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 42 (31.34%) Linux
3 21 (15.67%) Windows NT
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.70%) AIX
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.22%) MVS
9 5 (3.73%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.99%) Solaris
11 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.75%) OS/390
13 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.42%) Change Management
2 12 (8.96%) Migration
2 12 (8.96%) ITIL
2 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (7.46%) Service Management
3 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (6.72%) Test Automation
5 8 (5.97%) ETL
6 7 (5.22%) TDD
6 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (5.22%) BDD
6 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.22%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.48%) Workflow
8 5 (3.73%) Automated Testing
8 5 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) SQL
2 38 (28.36%) Java
3 13 (9.70%) VB
4 12 (8.96%) VBScript
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 11 (8.21%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.24%) Scala
9 3 (2.24%) JCL
10 2 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.45%) MCSE
4 9 (6.72%) MCP
5 8 (5.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) ISEB
7 3 (2.24%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) SLA
2 9 (6.72%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.99%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.99%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.49%) vSphere
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) GPFS
7 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Control-M
2 10 (7.46%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.97%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (3.73%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.73%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.24%) SCOM
5 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.24%) OVSD
6 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.75%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.75%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) SCCM
7 1 (0.75%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (41.04%) Oracle
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.94%) IBM
4 15 (11.19%) Citrix
5 10 (7.46%) Informatica
5 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.72%) TIBCO
6 9 (6.72%) VMware
7 7 (5.22%) Remedy
8 6 (4.48%) Intel
9 5 (3.73%) SAP
10 4 (2.99%) NetApp
10 4 (2.99%) EMC
10 4 (2.99%) FatWire
11 2 (1.49%) Kofax
11 2 (1.49%) ReadSoft
11 2 (1.49%) ICL
11 2 (1.49%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.49%) BMC
11 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
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