Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 47 38 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.98% 2.41% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.41% 9.77% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £333 £429 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.40% +4.19% -8.61%
10th Percentile £274 £318 £320
90th Percentile £502 £520 £474
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.57% +142.11%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -63.43% -2.78% +19.21%

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 305 389 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.85% 24.68% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 201 192
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £150 £145 £140
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.38 £38.38 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.18 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% -7.57% +9.38%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +36 37 £333 -33.50% 2
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Marlow - 1 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £274 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Tivoli
6 11 (23.40%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
7 10 (21.28%) McAfee
8 9 (19.15%) Project Management
8 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
8 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
8 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (19.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 9 (19.15%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (17.02%) Analytics
9 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 7 (14.89%) SAS
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 7 (14.89%) Ansible
10 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
10 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
10 7 (14.89%) Statistics
10 7 (14.89%) Degree
10 7 (14.89%) Prototyping
11 6 (12.77%) Banking
11 6 (12.77%) SC 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 (14.89%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Documentum
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) AWS
1 6 (12.77%) Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.13%) Serverless
5 1 (2.13%) Tricentis Tosca
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) Extranet
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) CGI
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) EJB
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) Laravel
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) BYOD
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.89%) Prototyping
5 7 (14.89%) Statistics
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Korn
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ACMT
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) BS7799
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.13%) HDFS
5 1 (2.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Tivoli
2 9 (19.15%) IBM BigFix
2 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (19.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Ansible
4 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.38%) Terraform
5 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.13%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (2.13%) Linux-HA
6 1 (2.13%) logstash
6 1 (2.13%) Netcool
6 1 (2.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) McAfee
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) CA
4 5 (10.64%) HP
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) BMC
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Lotus
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) Mercator
8 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos