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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Unix 53 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.12% 5.08% 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.86% 23.48% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 23
Median daily rate £463 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +34.57% -31.00%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 281 230 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.15% 21.64% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 101 87
Median daily rate £363 £360 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -8.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 +3 42 £450 +28.57% 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 £405 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 46 (47.42%) Linux
3 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
4 29 (29.90%) Incident Management
5 26 (26.80%) Security Testing
5 26 (26.80%) Oracle
5 26 (26.80%) Finance
6 25 (25.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (25.77%) DV Cleared
6 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (24.74%) CEH
7 24 (24.74%) Risk Management
8 23 (23.71%) OSCP
8 23 (23.71%) CREST Certified
9 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
9 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.46%) ITIL
12 14 (14.43%) Protective Monitoring
13 12 (12.37%) VMware
14 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.34%) Remedy
14 11 (11.34%) CA
14 11 (11.34%) Firewall
14 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Management
14 11 (11.34%) DevOps
14 11 (11.34%) Nimsoft
15 10 (10.31%) CA Wily
15 10 (10.31%) Jenkins

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 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.09%) Confluence
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.09%) LiveCycle
6 3 (3.09%) SAS
6 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Project
4 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Staffware
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.19%) OpenShift
2 4 (4.12%) PaaS
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) IaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Firewall
2 10 (10.31%) Internet
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) SAN
5 4 (4.12%) IPsec
5 4 (4.12%) Wireless
6 3 (3.09%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.09%) DNS
6 3 (3.09%) FTP
6 3 (3.09%) LDAP
6 3 (3.09%) Network Security
6 3 (3.09%) SMTP
6 3 (3.09%) SSH
6 3 (3.09%) SSL
6 3 (3.09%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) ADSL
7 2 (2.06%) ATM
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) DB2
3 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.28%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) SonarQube
3 7 (7.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (5.15%) Introscope
5 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Legal
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Analyst
2 11 (11.34%) Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (11.34%) Security Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Consultant
4 7 (7.22%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Security Consultant
4 7 (7.22%) Tester
5 5 (5.15%) Architect
5 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Linux Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (4.12%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Security Tester
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Spring
2 3 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.09%) J2EE
2 3 (3.09%) Java EE
2 3 (3.09%) Node.js
2 3 (3.09%) Spring Boot
2 3 (3.09%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.03%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.22%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) e-Health
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) CESG
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.03%) BYOD
8 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.03%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.03%) IVR
8 1 (1.03%) LPAR
8 1 (1.03%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 46 (47.42%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Windows NT
4 5 (5.15%) MVS
4 5 (5.15%) Solaris
4 5 (5.15%) zOS
5 4 (4.12%) AIX
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Incident Management
2 26 (26.80%) Security Testing
3 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 24 (24.74%) Risk Management
5 15 (15.46%) ITIL
6 14 (14.43%) Protective Monitoring
7 11 (11.34%) DevOps
7 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (10.31%) Scrum
9 9 (9.28%) Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.22%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.22%) ITSM
11 7 (7.22%) Security Architecture
11 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (6.19%) Change Management
12 6 (6.19%) Service Management
12 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.25%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) C++
4 3 (3.09%) Groovy
4 3 (3.09%) Perl
4 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.09%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 25 (25.77%) DV Cleared
3 24 (24.74%) CEH
4 23 (23.71%) CREST Certified
4 23 (23.71%) OSCP
5 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) MCP
8 3 (3.09%) APMG
8 3 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.09%) CISSP
8 3 (3.09%) MCSE
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.09%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) CA Wily
2 6 (6.19%) SCOM
2 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.15%) Ansible
4 3 (3.09%) Nexpose
4 3 (3.09%) SCCM
5 2 (2.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) Control-M
6 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.03%) OVSD
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Oracle
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.37%) VMware
4 11 (11.34%) CA
4 11 (11.34%) Nimsoft
4 11 (11.34%) Remedy
5 7 (7.22%) SAP
6 6 (6.19%) Citrix
6 6 (6.19%) F5
7 5 (5.15%) Cisco
7 5 (5.15%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) NetQoS
8 3 (3.09%) Adobe
8 3 (3.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.09%) IBM
8 3 (3.09%) ILOG
8 3 (3.09%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.09%) Juniper
8 3 (3.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.09%) Symantec
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