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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 38 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.40% 5.67% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.53% 25.34% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 22
Median daily rate £445 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £482 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £25.83 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+52.95% -35.03%

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
248 221 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.64% 22.39% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 88 107
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £13.70 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 30 £445 +18.66% 4
Newport Pagnell - 3 £393 -
Unix
South East

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 55 (63.22%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Linux
3 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 22 (25.29%) Oracle
7 21 (24.14%) CEH
7 21 (24.14%) Finance
8 20 (22.99%) DV Cleared
9 19 (21.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (21.84%) Incident Management
9 19 (21.84%) Risk Management
10 18 (20.69%) Security Testing
11 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.54%) OSCP
11 17 (19.54%) CREST Certified
12 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
13 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
13 14 (16.09%) ITIL
14 13 (14.94%) Firewall
15 12 (13.79%) Internet
15 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.64%) Protective Monitoring
16 11 (12.64%) SAN
16 11 (12.64%) SQL
16 11 (12.64%) Scrum
17 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
17 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
18 9 (10.34%) CA Wily
18 9 (10.34%) J2EE

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 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.90%) Apache
3 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.75%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
3 5 (5.75%) MS Project
4 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Firewall
2 12 (13.79%) Internet
3 11 (12.64%) SAN
4 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.05%) IPsec
6 6 (6.90%) DMZ
6 6 (6.90%) LAN
6 6 (6.90%) NAS
6 6 (6.90%) WAN
6 6 (6.90%) WLAN
7 5 (5.75%) ADSL
7 5 (5.75%) ATM
7 5 (5.75%) FTP
7 5 (5.75%) MPLS
7 5 (5.75%) SMTP
7 5 (5.75%) SSH
7 5 (5.75%) VoIP
8 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.60%) Wireless
9 3 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) DB2
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.15%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) Introscope
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (13.79%) Analyst
2 9 (10.34%) Architect
3 7 (8.05%) Developer
3 7 (8.05%) Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (8.05%) Security Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Consultant
4 6 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Tester
6 4 (4.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (4.60%) Security Advisor
6 4 (4.60%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Voice Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) J2EE
1 9 (10.34%) Spring
2 5 (5.75%) Node.js
3 4 (4.60%) Java EE
3 4 (4.60%) Spring Boot
3 4 (4.60%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.30%) JMS
5 2 (2.30%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) React
6 1 (1.15%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.90%) CESG
5 5 (5.75%) Clustering
6 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.30%) e-Health
7 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.15%) BYOD
8 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) IVR
8 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (63.22%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Windows NT
4 8 (9.20%) Solaris
5 5 (5.75%) MVS
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.75%) zOS
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) AIX
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Incident Management
1 19 (21.84%) Risk Management
1 19 (21.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (20.69%) Security Testing
3 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.09%) ITIL
5 11 (12.64%) Protective Monitoring
5 11 (12.64%) Scrum
6 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.20%) Information Assurance
8 8 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.05%) Cryptography
9 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (8.05%) Migration
9 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (6.90%) Logistics
10 6 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) CEH
3 20 (22.99%) DV Cleared
4 17 (19.54%) CREST Certified
4 17 (19.54%) OSCP
5 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (6.90%) CISSP
7 4 (4.60%) MCP
8 3 (3.45%) MCSE
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Sendmail
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) CA Wily
2 8 (9.20%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.90%) SCCM
4 5 (5.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.45%) Nexpose
5 3 (3.45%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) Control-M
7 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.15%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Citrix
3 8 (9.20%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) CA
4 7 (8.05%) Nimsoft
4 7 (8.05%) Remedy
5 6 (6.90%) F5
6 5 (5.75%) Altiris
6 5 (5.75%) HP
6 5 (5.75%) SAP
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.45%) Juniper
8 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.45%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.45%) Symantec
8 3 (3.45%) TippingPoint
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