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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 30 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 55 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.63% 5.16% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.12% 21.94% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 6
Average daily rate £375 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
228 278 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.34% 23.50% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 105
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 38 £375 -16.66% 8
High Wycombe - 1 £220 - 3
Marlow - 1 - -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 82 (53.25%) Finance
2 79 (51.30%) Windows
3 54 (35.06%) Oracle
4 42 (27.27%) Linux
5 36 (23.38%) Mainframe
6 34 (22.08%) Banking
7 33 (21.43%) Control-M
7 33 (21.43%) DB2
7 33 (21.43%) SQL
8 29 (18.83%) MVS
8 29 (18.83%) Java
9 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 27 (17.53%) IBM
11 26 (16.88%) SLA
11 26 (16.88%) ITIL
12 25 (16.23%) Shell Script
12 25 (16.23%) Remedy
12 25 (16.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (15.58%) PowerCenter
14 23 (14.94%) Data Centre
15 22 (14.29%) Windows NT
15 22 (14.29%) Clustering
16 21 (13.64%) Retail
17 20 (12.99%) WebSphere
18 19 (12.34%) Informatica
19 18 (11.69%) HACMP
19 18 (11.69%) Tivoli
19 18 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (9.74%) Active Directory

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.79%) Apache
3 11 (7.14%) SAS
4 5 (3.25%) IIS
4 5 (3.25%) JBoss
4 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.30%) Liferay
6 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Office
2 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) FTP
2 8 (5.19%) Internet
2 8 (5.19%) SAN
2 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.55%) Firewall
3 7 (4.55%) SMTP
4 6 (3.90%) HTTP
4 6 (3.90%) HTTPS
5 5 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (3.25%) LDAP
5 5 (3.25%) SSL
6 3 (1.95%) Broadband
6 3 (1.95%) Intranet
7 2 (1.30%) IPsec
7 2 (1.30%) LAN
7 2 (1.30%) NAS
7 2 (1.30%) SSH
7 2 (1.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) DB2
2 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 24 (15.58%) PowerCenter
4 18 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.84%) OLTP
6 8 (5.19%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.60%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.30%) Big Data
9 2 (1.30%) HBase
9 2 (1.30%) Impala
9 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) ChangeMan
1 10 (6.49%) Introscope
2 2 (1.30%) Ant
2 2 (1.30%) Flyway
2 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (53.25%) Finance
2 34 (22.08%) Banking
3 21 (13.64%) Retail
4 8 (5.19%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.90%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Law
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.78%) Analyst
2 19 (12.34%) Consultant
2 19 (12.34%) Developer
3 18 (11.69%) Administrator
4 13 (8.44%) Architect
5 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (6.49%) MVS Operator
5 10 (6.49%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Unix Analyst
7 7 (4.55%) DBA
7 7 (4.55%) Unix Operator
8 6 (3.90%) Informatica Developer
8 6 (3.90%) SAP APO Consultant
8 6 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.25%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (3.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) J2EE
1 10 (6.49%) SOAP
2 9 (5.84%) ISPF
3 6 (3.90%) .NET
3 6 (3.90%) HTML
3 6 (3.90%) jQuery
3 6 (3.90%) Middleware
3 6 (3.90%) XML
4 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.25%) CSS
4 5 (3.25%) HTML5
4 5 (3.25%) Laravel
4 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.60%) JDBC
5 4 (2.60%) JNDI
5 4 (2.60%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.30%) REST
6 2 (1.30%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Mainframe
2 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (14.94%) Data Centre
4 22 (14.29%) Clustering
5 18 (11.69%) HACMP
6 10 (6.49%) iSeries
6 10 (6.49%) N-Tier
7 8 (5.19%) AS400
8 5 (3.25%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.60%) e-Health
10 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.95%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.95%) LPAR
10 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.95%) Statistics
11 2 (1.30%) CESG
11 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.30%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 79 (51.30%) Windows
2 42 (27.27%) Linux
3 29 (18.83%) MVS
4 22 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.79%) AIX
6 12 (7.79%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.14%) Solaris
8 10 (6.49%) zOS
9 3 (1.95%) VMS
9 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.30%) HPUX
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) NetWare
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.88%) ITIL
2 25 (16.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.74%) Change Management
4 13 (8.44%) High Availability
5 12 (7.79%) ETL
5 12 (7.79%) Migration
5 12 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.49%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.19%) Service Management
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.55%) Analytics
9 7 (4.55%) DevOps
9 7 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.90%) Project Management
10 6 (3.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.43%) SQL
2 29 (18.83%) Java
3 25 (16.23%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.09%) JCL
5 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.84%) Perl
7 8 (5.19%) REXX
8 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.90%) C#
9 6 (3.90%) Python
10 5 (3.25%) PHP
10 5 (3.25%) VB
11 4 (2.60%) AWK
11 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.60%) Jython
11 4 (2.60%) Korn
11 4 (2.60%) sed
12 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
1 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) ISEB
3 2 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (1.30%) CISSP
3 2 (1.30%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.30%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.30%) OSCP
3 2 (1.30%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.25%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.74%) Active Directory
1 15 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (5.19%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (3.90%) GPFS
6 5 (3.25%) Veritas File System
7 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.30%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.65%) RACF
9 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 33 (21.43%) Control-M
2 18 (11.69%) Tivoli
3 15 (9.74%) CA Wily
4 6 (3.90%) MAINVIEW
5 5 (3.25%) SCOM
6 2 (1.30%) Ansible
6 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 54 (35.06%) Oracle
2 27 (17.53%) IBM
3 25 (16.23%) Remedy
4 19 (12.34%) Informatica
5 15 (9.74%) VMware
6 12 (7.79%) SAP
7 10 (6.49%) Intel
8 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.19%) NetApp
9 8 (5.19%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.25%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.25%) EMC
10 5 (3.25%) F5
10 5 (3.25%) Symantec
10 5 (3.25%) Veritas
11 4 (2.60%) CA
11 4 (2.60%) HP
11 4 (2.60%) NetQoS
11 4 (2.60%) Nimsoft
12 2 (1.30%) Citrix