Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 73 83 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.32% 4.71% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.60% 20.44% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 39
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £316 £390 £303
90th Percentile £474 £550 £483
South East median daily rate £457 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +7.41% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £19.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.11% -31.53% -7.50%
10th Percentile £44.00 £12.70 £19.83
90th Percentile £48.00 £25.70 £36.68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.21% -12.21% +10.26%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 500 406 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.77% 23.06% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 192 190
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £140 £251 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £382 £375
% change year-on-year +4.71% +1.87% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 36
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%
10th Percentile £11.25 £8.98 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.30 £39.70 £21.88
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Buckinghamshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Buckinghamshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Buckinghamshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix 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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 62 £411 -8.61% 10
High Wycombe - 3 £375 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 40 (54.79%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) Finance
4 26 (35.62%) SQL
5 22 (30.14%) Oracle
6 18 (24.66%) Banking
7 17 (23.29%) JIRA
8 15 (20.55%) Ansible
9 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
10 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (15.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (15.07%) DB2
12 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
12 10 (13.70%) IBM
12 10 (13.70%) Tivoli
13 9 (12.33%) CA
13 9 (12.33%) Perl
14 8 (10.96%) J2EE
14 8 (10.96%) XML
14 8 (10.96%) ITIL
14 8 (10.96%) Python
14 8 (10.96%) Remedy
14 8 (10.96%) VMware
14 8 (10.96%) Nimsoft
14 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
14 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
15 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix
Co-occurring 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 5 (6.85%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) SAS
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) IGMP
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) NAS
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) DB2
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) PowerCenter
4 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.48%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.11%) Big Data
8 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.74%) Impala
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.37%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (1.37%) HBase
9 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) JIRA
2 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) GitLab
5 2 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.74%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Administrator
2 13 (17.81%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
4 6 (8.22%) DBA
5 5 (6.85%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.48%) LDAP Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Unix Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Coordinator
7 3 (4.11%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) J2EE
1 8 (10.96%) XML
2 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) CGI
3 5 (6.85%) LDAP
4 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) ODBC
5 3 (4.11%) YAML
6 2 (2.74%) JSP
6 2 (2.74%) Kafka
7 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.37%) Fintech
4 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.79%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Solaris
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.11%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) MVS
6 2 (2.74%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.07%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Fraud Detection
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) Web Development
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.11%) Content Management
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.33%) Perl
4 8 (10.96%) Python
5 7 (9.59%) Korn
6 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.22%) Java
7 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.48%) PHP
7 4 (5.48%) Ruby
8 3 (4.11%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
1 3 (4.11%) MCSE
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) RHCE
3 1 (1.37%) VCP5
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) GDPR
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Ansible
2 10 (13.70%) Tivoli
3 6 (8.22%) Netcool
3 6 (8.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (5.48%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (5.48%) Control-M
5 3 (4.11%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.74%) SCCM
7 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.37%) SCOM
7 1 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) IBM
3 9 (12.33%) CA
4 8 (10.96%) Nimsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Remedy
4 8 (10.96%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) BMC
7 3 (4.11%) Cloudera
7 3 (4.11%) EMC
7 3 (4.11%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Cognos
8 2 (2.74%) Fiserv
8 2 (2.74%) QNX
8 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco
9 1 (1.37%) Temenos