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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing UNIX 106 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.75% 5.45% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.53% 26.21% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 34
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£389 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £234 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.11 £31.03
% change year-on-year
+13.25% +6.71%
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
307 248 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.44% 20.81% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 110
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £16.68 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +3 79 £389 -5.75% 2
Amersham +5 3 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £268 - 3
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 79 (47.59%) Finance
2 69 (41.57%) Windows
3 64 (38.55%) Oracle
4 53 (31.93%) Linux
5 40 (24.10%) DB2
6 37 (22.29%) SQL
7 33 (19.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (17.47%) Clustering
8 29 (17.47%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (16.87%) Java
9 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
10 24 (14.46%) PowerCenter
11 23 (13.86%) Control-M
12 21 (12.65%) Migration
12 21 (12.65%) Banking
12 21 (12.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
13 20 (12.05%) Informatica
13 20 (12.05%) ITIL
13 20 (12.05%) AIX
14 19 (11.45%) Mainframe
15 17 (10.24%) Shell Script
15 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
15 17 (10.24%) J2EE
16 16 (9.64%) MVS
16 16 (9.64%) Remedy
16 16 (9.64%) Service Management
16 16 (9.64%) Oracle Database
17 15 (9.04%) Change Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (9.04%) SAS
2 13 (7.83%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (5.42%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.42%) JBoss
4 9 (5.42%) Apache
4 9 (5.42%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.01%) IIS
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.81%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.81%) Lync
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Project
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.81%) assyst
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.20%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) SAN
2 9 (5.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (5.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (3.61%) Internet
4 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.41%) DNS
5 3 (1.81%) Broadband
5 3 (1.81%) LAN
5 3 (1.81%) WAN
5 3 (1.81%) DHCP
5 3 (1.81%) FTP
5 3 (1.81%) Firewall
5 3 (1.81%) Intranet
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
6 1 (0.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.10%) DB2
2 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
3 24 (14.46%) PowerCenter
4 16 (9.64%) Oracle Database
5 15 (9.04%) DB2 UDB
6 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.41%) OLTP
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.81%) Big Data
10 2 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.20%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.20%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.60%) MySQL
11 1 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) HP UFT
1 5 (3.01%) Introscope
2 4 (2.41%) Selenium
2 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.20%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.20%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.60%) Ant
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Flyway
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (47.59%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.61%) Retail
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (19.28%) Analyst
2 30 (18.07%) Developer
3 16 (9.64%) Support Analyst
4 15 (9.04%) Administrator
4 15 (9.04%) DBA
5 12 (7.23%) Architect
6 11 (6.63%) Consultant
6 11 (6.63%) DB2 DBA
7 10 (6.02%) Middleware Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Informatica Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.61%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.61%) SAS Administrator
10 5 (3.01%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.01%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 5 (3.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (2.41%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) J2EE
2 10 (6.02%) Middleware
3 5 (3.01%) SAP XI
3 5 (3.01%) SAP Basis
3 5 (3.01%) .NET
4 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.81%) XML Messaging
5 3 (1.81%) XML
5 3 (1.81%) HTML
5 3 (1.81%) SOAP
5 3 (1.81%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (1.81%) ISPF
5 3 (1.81%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.20%) Worklight
6 2 (1.20%) Struts
6 2 (1.20%) JSP
6 2 (1.20%) Java EE
6 2 (1.20%) Spring
7 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) Clustering
2 28 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
4 19 (11.45%) Mainframe
5 9 (5.42%) HACMP
6 6 (3.61%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.41%) Life Science
9 3 (1.81%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.81%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.81%) AS400
9 3 (1.81%) e-Health
9 3 (1.81%) Statistics
9 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.81%) LPAR
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) iSeries
11 1 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.57%) Windows
2 53 (31.93%) Linux
3 20 (12.05%) AIX
4 16 (9.64%) MVS
5 14 (8.43%) Solaris
6 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.02%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.81%) VMS
8 3 (1.81%) zOS
8 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (17.47%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (12.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (12.65%) Migration
4 20 (12.05%) ITIL
5 16 (9.64%) Service Management
6 15 (9.04%) Change Management
7 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.23%) Data Management
8 12 (7.23%) High Availability
9 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.42%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.82%) Analytics
11 7 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.22%) Project Management
11 7 (4.22%) Validation
11 7 (4.22%) Coaching
12 6 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.61%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.29%) SQL
2 28 (16.87%) Java
3 17 (10.24%) Shell Script
4 13 (7.83%) Perl
5 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.82%) Python
7 5 (3.01%) JCL
7 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.01%) Korn
8 4 (2.41%) VBScript
8 4 (2.41%) VB
8 4 (2.41%) C#
9 3 (1.81%) sed
9 3 (1.81%) AWK
9 3 (1.81%) REXX
10 2 (1.20%) Scala
10 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.02%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) ISEB
4 4 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.81%) GxP
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.01%) Veritas File System
4 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.81%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (1.81%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) GPFS
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.60%) HDFS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) Control-M
2 10 (6.02%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.41%) OVSD
3 4 (2.41%) SCOM
4 3 (1.81%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.20%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) SCCM
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Ansible
6 1 (0.60%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 64 (38.55%) Oracle
2 20 (12.05%) Informatica
3 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.64%) Remedy
5 15 (9.04%) VMware
5 15 (9.04%) IBM
5 15 (9.04%) HP
6 12 (7.23%) SAP
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.02%) Veritas
8 9 (5.42%) F5
9 8 (4.82%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.82%) Symantec
9 8 (4.82%) NetApp
9 8 (4.82%) EMC
10 6 (3.61%) Citrix
11 5 (3.01%) CA
12 4 (2.41%) Intel
13 3 (1.81%) ILOG
13 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
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