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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 12 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 77 92 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.44% 6.51% 6.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.85% 31.94% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 24
Median daily rate £463 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £274 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +19.20%
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
184 288 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.55% 20.38% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 98 106
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £30.75 £16.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 63 £488 +25.00% 3
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 65 (48.87%) Windows
2 48 (36.09%) Linux
3 43 (32.33%) Oracle
4 41 (30.83%) SQL
5 37 (27.82%) Finance
6 36 (27.07%) Java
7 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 24 (18.05%) Banking
10 23 (17.29%) Information Assurance
11 22 (16.54%) Scrum
11 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
12 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
12 20 (15.04%) Internet
12 20 (15.04%) FTP
12 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
13 19 (14.29%) Big Data
14 17 (12.78%) Tivoli
15 16 (12.03%) PowerCenter
15 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.03%) Firewall
15 16 (12.03%) Retail
16 15 (11.28%) XML
16 15 (11.28%) J2EE
16 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
17 14 (10.53%) Security Architecture
17 14 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
17 14 (10.53%) SMTP

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 12 (9.02%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.02%) Apache
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.01%) SAS
6 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.26%) CICS
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.50%) JBoss
8 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.04%) FTP
1 20 (15.04%) Internet
2 16 (12.03%) Firewall
3 14 (10.53%) SMTP
4 13 (9.77%) IPsec
5 12 (9.02%) SSH
6 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.02%) SAN
7 8 (6.02%) SSL
7 8 (6.02%) Wireless
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.51%) LDAP
8 6 (4.51%) VPN
9 4 (3.01%) ATM
9 4 (3.01%) DMZ
9 4 (3.01%) LAN
9 4 (3.01%) NAS
9 4 (3.01%) WAN
9 4 (3.01%) WLAN
10 3 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.04%) Hadoop
3 19 (14.29%) Big Data
4 16 (12.03%) PowerCenter
5 12 (9.02%) Oracle Database
6 10 (7.52%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (7.52%) DB2
7 9 (6.77%) Apache Hive
7 9 (6.77%) Cloudera CDH
7 9 (6.77%) HBase
7 9 (6.77%) Impala
7 9 (6.77%) MySQL
8 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.26%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Selenium
2 6 (4.51%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.01%) JIRA
4 4 (3.01%) Maven
4 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.26%) ChangeMan
6 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.50%) Introscope
6 2 (1.50%) JMeter
General
1 37 (27.82%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Banking
3 16 (12.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (16.54%) Analyst
2 14 (10.53%) Developer
3 8 (6.02%) Information Assurance Leader
3 8 (6.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (6.02%) Unix Analyst
4 7 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 7 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 6 (4.51%) Administrator
5 6 (4.51%) Consultant
5 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.51%) Tivoli Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) Architect
6 5 (3.76%) DBA
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (3.76%) Programmer
6 5 (3.76%) Security Advisor
6 5 (3.76%) Security Specialist
6 5 (3.76%) SQL DBA
7 4 (3.01%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) J2EE
1 15 (11.28%) XML
2 12 (9.02%) Spring
3 9 (6.77%) ISPF
3 9 (6.77%) SOAP
4 8 (6.02%) Node.js
5 7 (5.26%) jQuery
6 6 (4.51%) 802.1X
6 6 (4.51%) HTML
6 6 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.76%) .NET
7 5 (3.76%) JMS
7 5 (3.76%) REST
8 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.01%) JSP
8 4 (3.01%) React
8 4 (3.01%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.26%) Java EE
9 3 (2.26%) JSON
10 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
2 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.53%) CESG
3 14 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 12 (9.02%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.76%) Clustering
6 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.01%) AS400
8 3 (2.26%) HACMP
8 3 (2.26%) iSeries
8 3 (2.26%) IVR
9 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.75%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.87%) Windows
2 48 (36.09%) Linux
3 13 (9.77%) Windows NT
4 11 (8.27%) Windows Vista
5 9 (6.77%) zOS
6 8 (6.02%) MVS
7 6 (4.51%) Solaris
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.29%) Information Assurance
3 22 (16.54%) Scrum
4 14 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 13 (9.77%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (9.77%) ETL
6 12 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (9.02%) Fuzz Testing
6 12 (9.02%) MapReduce
6 12 (9.02%) OWASP
6 12 (9.02%) Patch Management
6 12 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (8.27%) Data Analysis
8 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.52%) Data Ingestion
8 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.52%) TDD
9 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.02%) ISMS
10 8 (6.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.83%) SQL
2 36 (27.07%) Java
3 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.77%) Scala
5 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
6 11 (8.27%) JCL
7 10 (7.52%) VB
8 9 (6.77%) REXX
9 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.01%) C#
10 4 (3.01%) Python
11 3 (2.26%) VBScript
12 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.50%) C++
12 2 (1.50%) COBOL
12 2 (1.50%) Jython
12 2 (1.50%) Korn
12 2 (1.50%) Perl
12 2 (1.50%) PHP
12 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (10.53%) CISSP
3 13 (9.77%) CEH
4 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) ISEB
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) Data Quality
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 8 (6.02%) RMADS
3 5 (3.76%) QA
4 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.02%) Sendmail
3 9 (6.77%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (6.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Tivoli
2 11 (8.27%) CA Wily
2 11 (8.27%) Control-M
3 6 (4.51%) Nexpose
4 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.01%) SCCM
5 3 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) Oracle
2 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.53%) IBM
4 12 (9.02%) Citrix
5 9 (6.77%) Cloudera
6 8 (6.02%) Informatica
7 7 (5.26%) SAP
8 6 (4.51%) ArcSight
8 6 (4.51%) Blue Coat
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 6 (4.51%) F5
8 6 (4.51%) GFI Software
8 6 (4.51%) Intel Security
8 6 (4.51%) Juniper
8 6 (4.51%) LogRhythm
8 6 (4.51%) Rapid7
8 6 (4.51%) Remedy
8 6 (4.51%) Sourcefire
8 6 (4.51%) Symantec
8 6 (4.51%) TippingPoint
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