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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 57 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.16% 6.61% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.22% 28.93% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 22
Median daily rate £450 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £444 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-22.75% +16.93%
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
202 280 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.84% 22.84% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 90
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 30
Median hourly rate £15.13 £16.07 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.75 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 46 £475 +50.79% 7
High Wycombe +5 1 £245 -47.45%
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (48.65%) Windows
2 42 (37.84%) Linux
3 41 (36.94%) SQL
4 40 (36.04%) Oracle
4 40 (36.04%) Finance
5 32 (28.83%) Java
6 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
7 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (23.42%) Active Directory
9 23 (20.72%) SMTP
9 23 (20.72%) Internet
10 22 (19.82%) Banking
11 21 (18.92%) FTP
12 20 (18.02%) IBM
13 19 (17.12%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.22%) Mainframe
15 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.41%) WebSphere
17 15 (13.51%) PowerCenter
17 15 (13.51%) Tivoli
17 15 (13.51%) ETL
17 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.61%) HTML
19 13 (11.71%) XML
19 13 (11.71%) .NET
19 13 (11.71%) Client/Server
19 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
19 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
19 13 (11.71%) Citrix
19 13 (11.71%) CISSP

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 16 (14.41%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.81%) Apache
4 10 (9.01%) Apache Spark
4 10 (9.01%) IIS
5 4 (3.60%) JBoss
6 3 (2.70%) CICS
6 3 (2.70%) SAS
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.80%) PowerExchange
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) Internet
1 23 (20.72%) SMTP
2 21 (18.92%) FTP
3 13 (11.71%) IPsec
3 13 (11.71%) SSH
4 10 (9.01%) LDAP
5 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.41%) Firewall
6 6 (5.41%) SSL
6 6 (5.41%) Wireless
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.60%) Intranet
7 4 (3.60%) VPN
8 2 (1.80%) HTTP
8 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) PowerCenter
3 11 (9.91%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.01%) Apache Hive
4 10 (9.01%) Big Data
4 10 (9.01%) HBase
4 10 (9.01%) Impala
4 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.21%) Cloudera CDH
6 8 (7.21%) Data Lake
6 8 (7.21%) DB2
7 7 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.60%) MySQL
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Selenium
1 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
2 4 (3.60%) Maven
3 3 (2.70%) ChangeMan
4 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.80%) Introscope
4 2 (1.80%) JMeter
General
1 40 (36.04%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 7 (6.31%) Data Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Hadoop Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Security Advisor
3 7 (6.31%) Unix Analyst
4 6 (5.41%) Administrator
4 6 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) Consultant
4 6 (5.41%) Tivoli Analyst
5 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.60%) DBA
6 4 (3.60%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (3.60%) Mainframe Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (3.60%) Programmer
6 4 (3.60%) Security Specialist
6 4 (3.60%) SQL DBA
6 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) HTML
2 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) XML
3 12 (10.81%) jQuery
4 10 (9.01%) AngularJS
4 10 (9.01%) CSS
4 10 (9.01%) HTML5
4 10 (9.01%) Laravel
4 10 (9.01%) SOAP
4 10 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (8.11%) ISPF
6 8 (7.21%) J2EE
7 5 (4.50%) Middleware
7 5 (4.50%) Spring
8 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
8 4 (3.60%) Java EE
8 4 (3.60%) JSP
9 3 (2.70%) Node.js
9 3 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Mainframe
2 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.71%) CESG
3 13 (11.71%) Client/Server
3 13 (11.71%) Cryptography
4 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) AS400
6 3 (2.70%) Clustering
6 3 (2.70%) HACMP
6 3 (2.70%) iSeries
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.80%) VSAM
8 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.65%) Windows
2 42 (37.84%) Linux
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Vista
4 11 (9.91%) zOS
5 10 (9.01%) MVS
6 9 (8.11%) Windows NT
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.51%) ETL
3 13 (11.71%) Information Assurance
3 13 (11.71%) OWASP
3 13 (11.71%) Patch Management
3 13 (11.71%) Scrum
4 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.91%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (9.91%) ISMS
5 11 (9.91%) Project Management
5 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
5 11 (9.91%) TDD
6 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (9.01%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (9.01%) MapReduce
6 10 (9.01%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (9.01%) Web Development
6 10 (9.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 32 (28.83%) Java
3 19 (17.12%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.81%) JCL
5 12 (10.81%) VB
6 11 (9.91%) C#
6 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.91%) Scala
7 9 (8.11%) REXX
8 4 (3.60%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) Python
9 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.80%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) COBOL
9 2 (1.80%) Jython
9 2 (1.80%) Korn
9 2 (1.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) CESG Certified Professional
1 13 (11.71%) CISSP
2 10 (9.01%) CEH
2 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB
4 4 (3.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) Data Quality
2 10 (9.01%) RMADS
3 9 (8.11%) SLA
4 5 (4.50%) QA
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) Sendmail
3 9 (8.11%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (7.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 10 (9.01%) Control-M
3 9 (8.11%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.60%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.80%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.80%) Linux-HA
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.90%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) IBM
3 13 (11.71%) Citrix
3 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.01%) Cloudera
5 9 (8.11%) Informatica
6 6 (5.41%) Remedy
7 5 (4.50%) F5
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.60%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.60%) Cisco
8 4 (3.60%) FireEye
8 4 (3.60%) GFI Software
8 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.60%) Juniper
8 4 (3.60%) LogRhythm
8 4 (3.60%) Rapid7
8 4 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) Symantec
8 4 (3.60%) VMware
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