Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 71 102 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.75% 5.30% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.98% 24.88% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 36
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -2.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £279 £318 £235
90th Percentile £525 £495 £575
South East median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 £11.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.73% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.92 £12.90 £13.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -54.55% +83.33% -54.84%

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 323 410 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.59% 21.31% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 167 183
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £138 £185 £158
90th Percentile £525 £500 £570
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.05 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -21.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £43.20 £24.45 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -6.85%

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 20 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 August 2019. 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 -12 44 £425 +6.25% 3
High Wycombe - 7 £475 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 46 (64.79%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
5 20 (28.17%) Banking
6 19 (26.76%) Oracle
7 18 (25.35%) Mainframe
8 16 (22.54%) Finance
9 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
10 14 (19.72%) Perl
10 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
11 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (18.31%) DevOps
11 13 (18.31%) Tomcat
12 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (15.49%) DB2
13 11 (15.49%) IBM
13 11 (15.49%) Control-M
13 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
15 9 (12.68%) Middleware
15 9 (12.68%) Migration
15 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (12.68%) Clustering
15 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
15 9 (12.68%) Java

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 13 (18.31%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) JBoss
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.82%) Confluence
6 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.41%) CICS
7 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.41%) CATIA
3 1 (1.41%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (9.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (7.04%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) LAN
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) DB2
2 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) MySQL
4 6 (8.45%) Big Data
4 6 (8.45%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (8.45%) Sqoop
5 4 (5.63%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.63%) Impala
6 3 (4.23%) HBase
7 2 (2.82%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) JIRA
2 6 (8.45%) Ant
2 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) JUnit
2 6 (8.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) GitLab
3 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 20 (28.17%) Banking
2 16 (22.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Data Technician
4 6 (8.45%) Migration Technician
5 4 (5.63%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Data Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Monitoring Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) Database Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) DBA
6 3 (4.23%) Governance Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Mainframe Operator
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) SQL DBA
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 8 (11.27%) J2EE
3 7 (9.86%) LDAP
3 7 (9.86%) SailPoint
4 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 6 (8.45%) JSP
4 6 (8.45%) Kafka
4 6 (8.45%) Servlets
4 6 (8.45%) SOAP
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) XML
5 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.04%) Electron Framework
5 5 (7.04%) Node.js
6 4 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.82%) Apache NiFi
8 1 (1.41%) .NET
8 1 (1.41%) Java EE
8 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Mainframe
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.68%) Clustering
3 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (8.45%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) MVS
5 1 (1.41%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) DevOps
3 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.68%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
5 8 (11.27%) ETL
6 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.86%) High Availability
6 7 (9.86%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Task Automation
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.45%) Critical Thinking
7 6 (8.45%) ERP
7 6 (8.45%) MapReduce
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) Perl
3 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
4 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.68%) Java
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.45%) BeanShell
7 6 (8.45%) Bourne shell
7 6 (8.45%) C
7 6 (8.45%) Korn
7 6 (8.45%) Python
8 5 (7.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) CCSA
5 1 (1.41%) CCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) RACF
3 6 (8.45%) HDFS
4 5 (7.04%) Apache Flume
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Control-M
2 6 (8.45%) Ansible
2 6 (8.45%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.41%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.41%) Oozie
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.41%) Puppet
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 11 (15.49%) IBM
4 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.27%) Remedy
6 7 (9.86%) F5
7 6 (8.45%) McAfee
8 5 (7.04%) CA
9 4 (5.63%) Hortonworks
9 4 (5.63%) Mercator
9 4 (5.63%) VMware
10 3 (4.23%) BMC
10 3 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (4.23%) Nimsoft
11 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
11 2 (2.82%) Dell
11 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.82%) Unisys
12 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.41%) HP