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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing UNIX 74 69 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.14% 5.32% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.87% 27.71% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 14
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£320 £325 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £202 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £565 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
286 249 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.73% 19.21% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 92 78
Average daily rate £350 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.50 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -1 60 £320 +0.78% 6
Amersham +6 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £483 - 2
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (48.03%) Finance
2 65 (42.76%) Windows
3 50 (32.89%) Oracle
4 39 (25.66%) SQL
4 39 (25.66%) Linux
5 31 (20.39%) Control-M
6 29 (19.08%) DB2
7 26 (17.11%) PowerCenter
7 26 (17.11%) Clustering
8 25 (16.45%) Banking
9 24 (15.79%) AIX
10 23 (15.13%) Informatica
11 22 (14.47%) IBM
11 22 (14.47%) VMware
11 22 (14.47%) Data Centre
12 21 (13.82%) Java
13 20 (13.16%) WebSphere
13 20 (13.16%) Oracle Database
14 19 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (12.50%) Migration
14 19 (12.50%) Shell Script
15 18 (11.84%) Mainframe
16 17 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (11.18%) Service Management
17 16 (10.53%) Change Management
17 16 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (9.87%) Solaris
18 15 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (9.87%) SLA
19 14 (9.21%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.26%) SAS
4 5 (3.29%) IIS
4 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.97%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Project
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.66%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) SAN
2 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.29%) HTTP
4 4 (2.63%) LAN
4 4 (2.63%) WLAN
4 4 (2.63%) WAN
4 4 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.63%) Firewall
5 3 (1.97%) Internet
5 3 (1.97%) SSL
5 3 (1.97%) DNS
5 3 (1.97%) DHCP
5 3 (1.97%) FTP
5 3 (1.97%) Broadband
6 2 (1.32%) ATM
7 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) DB2
2 26 (17.11%) PowerCenter
3 20 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 15 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.89%) DB2 UDB
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.95%) Data Mart
9 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.29%) MySQL
10 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.97%) OLTP
12 2 (1.32%) OLAP
12 2 (1.32%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Introscope
2 5 (3.29%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.63%) ProC
3 4 (2.63%) Selenium
3 4 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.32%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.32%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (48.03%) Finance
2 25 (16.45%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
3 8 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Architect
4 16 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Administrator
5 10 (6.58%) Consultant
6 9 (5.92%) DBA
6 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.61%) DB2 DBA
9 5 (3.29%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.29%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.63%) Tester
10 4 (2.63%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) J2EE
1 6 (3.95%) SOAP
2 5 (3.29%) .NET
2 5 (3.29%) Web Services
2 5 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (3.29%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.63%) Java EE
3 4 (2.63%) XML
3 4 (2.63%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.97%) XML Messaging
4 3 (1.97%) HTML
4 3 (1.97%) JDBC
4 3 (1.97%) JNDI
4 3 (1.97%) ISPF
5 2 (1.32%) Spring
5 2 (1.32%) Worklight
5 2 (1.32%) JSP
5 2 (1.32%) Struts
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Clustering
2 22 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 18 (11.84%) Mainframe
4 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.92%) HACMP
6 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.63%) Replication
8 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.97%) AS400
8 3 (1.97%) Biometrics
8 3 (1.97%) LPAR
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 39 (25.66%) Linux
3 24 (15.79%) AIX
4 15 (9.87%) Solaris
5 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.24%) Windows NT
7 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.61%) MVS
9 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.63%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.97%) VMS
12 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.50%) Migration
1 19 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (11.18%) Service Management
2 17 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.53%) Change Management
4 14 (9.21%) ITIL
5 12 (7.89%) ETL
5 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.58%) Analytics
6 10 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (6.58%) Data Migration
7 9 (5.92%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.61%) Line Management
9 7 (4.61%) High Availability
10 6 (3.95%) Project Management
10 6 (3.95%) Scrum
11 5 (3.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.66%) SQL
2 21 (13.82%) Java
3 19 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.89%) Korn
5 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.26%) Perl
7 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.61%) VB
7 7 (4.61%) Python
8 6 (3.95%) AWK
8 6 (3.95%) C++
9 5 (3.29%) C
9 5 (3.29%) JCL
10 4 (2.63%) Jython
10 4 (2.63%) VBScript
10 4 (2.63%) C#
11 3 (1.97%) REXX
11 3 (1.97%) sed
11 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) ISEB
4 4 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (1.32%) MCSE
5 2 (1.32%) CISA
5 2 (1.32%) CISSP
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.66%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) SLA
2 14 (9.21%) QA
3 4 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.66%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.61%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.29%) Veritas File System
6 4 (2.63%) Firmware
7 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.97%) vSphere
8 2 (1.32%) GPFS
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (20.39%) Control-M
2 8 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.29%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.63%) OVSD
5 2 (1.32%) SCCM
5 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.32%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (32.89%) Oracle
2 23 (15.13%) Informatica
3 22 (14.47%) IBM
3 22 (14.47%) VMware
4 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.24%) HP
4 11 (7.24%) NetApp
4 11 (7.24%) EMC
5 10 (6.58%) Veritas
5 10 (6.58%) Business Objects
6 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.26%) Citrix
7 8 (5.26%) SAP
7 8 (5.26%) Symantec
8 7 (4.61%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.95%) Remedy
9 6 (3.95%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.97%) Intel
10 3 (1.97%) Sun
10 3 (1.97%) McAfee
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Rate: Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago