Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Unix 113 130 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.77% 7.47% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.24% 33.94% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £252 £329 £247
90th Percentile £500 £546 £459
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.84% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -5.63% +56.86%

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 508 383 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.45% 22.01% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 172 208
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% +3.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.43 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -22 86 £393 -17.37% 5
High Wycombe -10 1 £375 +53.06%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 68 (60.18%) Linux
2 55 (48.67%) Windows
3 42 (37.17%) Finance
4 35 (30.97%) Oracle
5 31 (27.43%) Banking
6 30 (26.55%) Ansible
7 29 (25.66%) SQL
8 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
8 23 (20.35%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (19.47%) VMware
10 20 (17.70%) Remedy
10 20 (17.70%) DB2
10 20 (17.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (15.93%) Migration
13 17 (15.04%) JIRA
14 16 (14.16%) Python
14 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (13.27%) LDAP
15 15 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (12.39%) Incident Management
16 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
17 12 (10.62%) DevOps
17 12 (10.62%) BMC
17 12 (10.62%) CA
18 11 (9.73%) SLA
18 11 (9.73%) ITIL
18 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
18 11 (9.73%) Remedy ITSM
18 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared

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 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.42%) Confluence
2 5 (4.42%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.54%) SAS
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.77%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) Liferay
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) IaaS
2 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) LDAP
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Intranet
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.88%) Extranet
3 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) IPsec
3 1 (0.88%) NAS
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) SSH
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) DB2
2 15 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.96%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.08%) MySQL
5 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.19%) Impala
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.42%) Big Data
9 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.65%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (2.65%) HBase
10 3 (2.65%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) JIRA
2 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.54%) GitLab
5 1 (0.88%) Introscope
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 31 (27.43%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.54%) International Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Administrator
2 17 (15.04%) Developer
3 12 (10.62%) Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Applications Developer
5 9 (7.96%) DBA
6 8 (7.08%) Monitoring Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (6.19%) Unix Developer
8 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.31%) Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Server Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) ODBC
2 8 (7.08%) YAML
3 6 (5.31%) HTML
4 4 (3.54%) J2EE
4 4 (3.54%) Kafka
4 4 (3.54%) XML
5 3 (2.65%) CGI
5 3 (2.65%) Middleware
6 2 (1.77%) .NET
6 2 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.77%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.88%) EJB
7 1 (0.88%) JAAS
7 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.88%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.54%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.77%) LPAR
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) e-Health
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (60.18%) Linux
2 55 (48.67%) Windows
3 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.19%) AIX
6 7 (6.19%) Solaris
7 5 (4.42%) VMS
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.88%) MVS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (17.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.93%) Migration
5 14 (12.39%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.62%) DevOps
7 11 (9.73%) ITIL
8 10 (8.85%) Change Management
9 8 (7.08%) Task Automation
10 7 (6.19%) Capacity Management
10 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (6.19%) Security Management
10 7 (6.19%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.31%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.31%) Web Development
12 5 (4.42%) Fraud Detection
12 5 (4.42%) Privileged Access Management
13 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 4 (3.54%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) SQL
2 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
3 16 (14.16%) Python
4 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.96%) Korn
5 9 (7.96%) Perl
6 8 (7.08%) Java
7 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.31%) Ruby
8 6 (5.31%) Scala
9 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.65%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 5 (4.42%) MCSE
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) MCP
5 2 (1.77%) RHCE
6 1 (0.88%) CEH
6 1 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) OCA
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.88%) OSCP
6 1 (0.88%) VCP5
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) AS 2805
4 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.54%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (26.55%) Ansible
2 6 (5.31%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.54%) Control-M
3 4 (3.54%) Netcool
3 4 (3.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
4 3 (2.65%) OpenView
5 2 (1.77%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.77%) Nagios
5 2 (1.77%) OVSD
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Cacti
6 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Oracle
2 22 (19.47%) VMware
3 20 (17.70%) Remedy
4 12 (10.62%) BMC
4 12 (10.62%) CA
5 11 (9.73%) Nimsoft
6 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.08%) IBM
8 7 (6.19%) Citrix
8 7 (6.19%) CyberArk
9 6 (5.31%) HP
10 5 (4.42%) Atlassian
11 4 (3.54%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco
12 3 (2.65%) SAP
13 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.88%) F5
14 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
14 1 (0.88%) Splunk