Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 46 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24 -3
Contract jobs citing Unix 71 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.07% 4.73% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.25% 22.11% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 47
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.57% +21.86%
10th Percentile £255 £239 £333
90th Percentile £504 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £445 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.38% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -52.83% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £25.75
90th Percentile £13.10 £13.25 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +19.72% -11.25%

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 437 511 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.03% 21.40% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 162 177
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £360 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £185 £140 £200
90th Percentile £491 £500 £515
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 28
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -2.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.84 £11.85
90th Percentile £20.65 £60.00 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 62 £400 +1.91% 10
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 48 (67.61%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Windows
3 29 (40.85%) VMware
4 25 (35.21%) SQL
5 24 (33.80%) Change Management
6 22 (30.99%) Oracle
7 20 (28.17%) DB2
8 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
10 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
11 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
11 16 (22.54%) ITIL
11 16 (22.54%) Finance
12 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
12 15 (21.13%) Ansible
13 14 (19.72%) ITIL V3
13 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
13 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
13 14 (19.72%) Service Management
13 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (18.31%) ITSM
14 13 (18.31%) Citrix
15 12 (16.90%) LDAP
16 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (14.08%) DV Cleared
17 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
17 10 (14.08%) SLA
17 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
17 10 (14.08%) Mainframe

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 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.27%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.23%) JBoss
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Temenos T24
2 5 (7.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) IaaS
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
1 5 (7.04%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
2 4 (5.63%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.82%) Broadband
4 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) DB2
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.04%) PowerCenter
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 4 (5.63%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) GitLab
2 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Administrator
1 13 (18.31%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
2 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) DBA
4 6 (8.45%) Technical Support
4 6 (8.45%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Server Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) LDAP
2 5 (7.04%) YAML
3 3 (4.23%) Java EE
3 3 (4.23%) ODBC
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Mainframe
1 10 (14.08%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 48 (67.61%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Windows
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.68%) Solaris
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Change Management
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 14 (19.72%) ITIL V3
3 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (19.72%) Service Management
4 13 (18.31%) ITSM
5 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.68%) High Availability
5 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) SDLC
8 6 (8.45%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (7.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) Korn
4 6 (8.45%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) C-shell
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) DV Cleared
4 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 5 (7.04%) MCDBA
5 5 (7.04%) MCITP
6 4 (5.63%) MCSE
6 4 (5.63%) RHCE
7 3 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.82%) CEH
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.82%) GCIH
8 2 (2.82%) MCP
8 2 (2.82%) SSCP
9 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (5.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) Docker
6 1 (1.41%) HDFS
6 1 (1.41%) Samba
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Ansible
2 6 (8.45%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.23%) Control-M
5 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.23%) OVSD
5 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.41%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.41%) Puppet
6 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 22 (30.99%) Oracle
3 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.31%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.27%) BMC
7 6 (8.45%) NetApp
7 6 (8.45%) Remedy
8 5 (7.04%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) HP
9 4 (5.63%) Veritas
10 3 (4.23%) Cloudera
10 3 (4.23%) Lumension
11 2 (2.82%) Informatica
11 2 (2.82%) Intel
12 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
12 1 (1.41%) Centrify
12 1 (1.41%) RedGate
12 1 (1.41%) Sun
12 1 (1.41%) Unisys