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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 74 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.82% 5.52% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.61% 24.00% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 10
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£325 £394 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +86.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £223 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £472 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -9.83%
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
268 275 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.07% 23.01% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 65
Average daily rate £395 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £130.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 54 £325 -13.33% 3
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (55.38%) Finance
2 51 (39.23%) Windows
3 46 (35.38%) Oracle
4 33 (25.38%) SQL
5 27 (20.77%) Linux
6 26 (20.00%) PowerCenter
7 24 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (18.46%) Banking
8 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
8 23 (17.69%) Control-M
9 22 (16.92%) Informatica
10 21 (16.15%) Service Management
11 20 (15.38%) VMware
12 19 (14.62%) AIX
13 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
13 18 (13.85%) Java
13 18 (13.85%) Clustering
14 17 (13.08%) DB2
15 15 (11.54%) ETL
15 15 (11.54%) Oracle Database
16 14 (10.77%) Solaris
16 14 (10.77%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
17 13 (10.00%) IBM
17 13 (10.00%) Mainframe
17 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (10.00%) QA
17 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.38%) SAS
4 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) SAN
2 5 (3.85%) LAN
2 5 (3.85%) WLAN
2 5 (3.85%) WAN
2 5 (3.85%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.31%) SSL
4 3 (2.31%) NAS
5 2 (1.54%) SSH
5 2 (1.54%) DNS
5 2 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.77%) SNMP
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) LDAP
6 1 (0.77%) ADSL
6 1 (0.77%) ATM
6 1 (0.77%) DMZ
6 1 (0.77%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) PowerCenter
2 24 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.08%) DB2
4 15 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.15%) Data Mart
6 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.38%) OLTP
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.85%) MySQL
9 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (2.31%) OLAP
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Introscope
2 5 (3.85%) ProC
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.54%) Toad
4 2 (1.54%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.54%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.77%) PVCS
5 1 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 72 (55.38%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.38%) Retail
5 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Developer
2 25 (19.23%) Architect
3 23 (17.69%) Analyst
4 16 (12.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Administrator
6 10 (7.69%) Consultant
6 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Virtualisation Architect
11 3 (2.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.31%) ETL Developer
11 3 (2.31%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) Java EE
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) J2EE
3 5 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.08%) SAP XI
4 4 (3.08%) XML
5 3 (2.31%) SOAP
5 3 (2.31%) JDBC
5 3 (2.31%) HTML
5 3 (2.31%) JNDI
6 2 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (0.77%) JSP
7 1 (0.77%) Struts
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.77%) HTML5
7 1 (0.77%) Worklight
7 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.77%) Spring
7 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Clustering
2 13 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.62%) HACMP
6 5 (3.85%) Replication
6 5 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.31%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.77%) Open Source
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.23%) Windows
2 27 (20.77%) Linux
3 19 (14.62%) AIX
4 14 (10.77%) Solaris
5 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.15%) Windows NT
7 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.31%) HPUX
10 3 (2.31%) SUSE
10 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.77%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) Service Management
2 15 (11.54%) ETL
3 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (9.23%) Migration
5 11 (8.46%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.46%) Analytics
6 10 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.69%) ITIL
7 9 (6.92%) Change Management
8 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.85%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.08%) Project Management
10 4 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) SQL
2 18 (13.85%) Java
3 12 (9.23%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.46%) C++
5 9 (6.92%) Korn
5 9 (6.92%) C
5 9 (6.92%) Perl
6 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.85%) Python
9 4 (3.08%) AWK
9 4 (3.08%) Jython
10 3 (2.31%) VB
10 3 (2.31%) C#
11 2 (1.54%) VBScript
11 2 (1.54%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) MCP
2 6 (4.62%) MCSE
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) CISA
4 2 (1.54%) ISEB
4 2 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.77%) CISM
5 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 10 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.77%) COSO
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.08%) Firmware
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.31%) GPFS
4 3 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.54%) NFS
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.77%) Samba
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (17.69%) Control-M
2 6 (4.62%) CA Wily
3 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.08%) SCOM
4 3 (2.31%) OVSD
4 3 (2.31%) YaST
5 2 (1.54%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (35.38%) Oracle
2 22 (16.92%) Informatica
3 20 (15.38%) VMware
4 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.00%) IBM
6 10 (7.69%) Business Objects
7 9 (6.92%) NetApp
7 9 (6.92%) Intel
8 8 (6.15%) Citrix
9 6 (4.62%) Veritas
9 6 (4.62%) SAP
9 6 (4.62%) EMC
10 5 (3.85%) Sun
10 5 (3.85%) Symantec
11 3 (2.31%) Remedy
11 3 (2.31%) HP
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.54%) Cognos
12 2 (1.54%) Brocade