Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 93 124 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.94% 5.50% 7.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.83% 23.85% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 45
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -10.56% +20.40%
10th Percentile £318 £219 £263
90th Percentile £490 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +4.29% +4.61% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £43.25 £48.00
% change year-on-year -10.98% -9.90% +25.49%

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 426 520 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.64% 23.08% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 170 166
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £191 £144 £188
90th Percentile £488 £538 £522
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.60
90th Percentile £22.25 £77.50 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 September 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 September 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 +10 88 £406 +6.84% 7
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 65 (69.89%) Linux
2 39 (41.94%) Oracle
3 34 (36.56%) SQL
4 33 (35.48%) DB2
4 33 (35.48%) Windows
5 32 (34.41%) VMware
6 27 (29.03%) Finance
7 26 (27.96%) Change Management
8 25 (26.88%) WebSphere
9 23 (24.73%) Ansible
10 22 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
11 21 (22.58%) Bash Shell
12 19 (20.43%) Banking
12 19 (20.43%) SharePoint
13 18 (19.35%) Mainframe
13 18 (19.35%) Solaris
14 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
14 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
15 15 (16.13%) IIS
15 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
16 14 (15.05%) SLA
16 14 (15.05%) Python
16 14 (15.05%) ITIL
16 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (13.98%) ITIL V3
17 13 (13.98%) Java
17 13 (13.98%) Disaster Recovery

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 25 (26.88%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.43%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.13%) IIS
4 8 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.45%) Confluence
6 5 (5.38%) JBoss
6 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.23%) nginx
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.15%) Apache
8 2 (2.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Temenos T24
2 5 (5.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) IaaS
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 3 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (2.15%) GitHub
4 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.15%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) SAN
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (2.15%) Broadband
4 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.15%) NAS
4 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) DB2
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.75%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.53%) MySQL
5 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.30%) Big Data
7 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.23%) PowerCenter
8 3 (3.23%) Redis
9 2 (2.15%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.15%) GIS
9 2 (2.15%) HBase
9 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.08%) OLTP
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.60%) JIRA
2 6 (6.45%) GitLab
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 12 (12.90%) Spanish Language
4 10 (10.75%) Financial Institution
5 8 (8.60%) Retail
6 3 (3.23%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.23%) French Language
6 3 (3.23%) German Language
6 3 (3.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.23%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Analyst
2 18 (19.35%) Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) DBA
3 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.75%) Applications Support
4 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Support Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Junior
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) LDAP
2 11 (11.83%) YAML
3 5 (5.38%) Java EE
3 5 (5.38%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) J2EE
4 4 (4.30%) Kafka
5 3 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.23%) ODBC
6 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.15%) LAMP
6 2 (2.15%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (2.15%) Spring
7 1 (1.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Mainframe
2 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.68%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (3.23%) AS400
8 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.08%) HACMP
9 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.89%) Linux
2 33 (35.48%) Windows
3 18 (19.35%) Solaris
4 13 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.53%) AIX
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.45%) zOS
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.15%) Android
9 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.15%) CentOS
9 2 (2.15%) DC/OS
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Change Management
2 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (15.05%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (13.98%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.90%) High Availability
5 12 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (12.90%) Service Management
6 11 (11.83%) ITSM
7 10 (10.75%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.75%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (10.75%) Release Management
7 10 (10.75%) Security Management
7 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.68%) Project Management
8 9 (9.68%) SDLC
9 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.60%) Migration
9 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.05%) Python
4 13 (13.98%) Java
4 13 (13.98%) Korn
5 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.23%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.23%) Scala
6 3 (3.23%) VC++
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.53%) RHCE
6 5 (5.38%) MCDBA
6 5 (5.38%) MCITP
7 4 (4.30%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) CISA
8 3 (3.23%) CRISC
9 2 (2.15%) CEH
9 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.15%) GCIH
9 2 (2.15%) MCSE
9 2 (2.15%) SSCP
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.08%) MCP
10 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) PMO
3 3 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 22 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.30%) vSphere
6 3 (3.23%) Docker
6 3 (3.23%) HDFS
6 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Flume
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) GPFS
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Ansible
2 7 (7.53%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.30%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.23%) Kibana
5 3 (3.23%) OVSD
6 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.15%) Puppet
7 1 (1.08%) logstash
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Oracle
2 32 (34.41%) VMware
3 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.83%) Citrix
6 9 (9.68%) BMC
6 9 (9.68%) Remedy
7 7 (7.53%) Veritas
8 6 (6.45%) IBM
8 6 (6.45%) NetApp
9 5 (5.38%) F5
9 5 (5.38%) hybris
9 5 (5.38%) SAP
10 4 (4.30%) Google
11 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
11 3 (3.23%) HP
11 3 (3.23%) Intel
11 3 (3.23%) JD Edwards
11 3 (3.23%) JDA
11 3 (3.23%) Lumension