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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing Unix 58 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.70% 6.13% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.94% 29.35% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £214 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +42.34% -28.84%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 277 201 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.24% 20.87% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 107
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.70 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 46 £375 -25.00% 6
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 77 (70.64%) Linux
2 66 (60.55%) Windows
3 35 (32.11%) VMware
4 29 (26.61%) Oracle
4 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
5 28 (25.69%) Finance
6 27 (24.77%) Incident Management
7 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (20.18%) Active Directory
10 21 (19.27%) ITIL
11 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (17.43%) DV Cleared
12 18 (16.51%) SC Cleared
12 18 (16.51%) DevOps
13 17 (15.60%) CA
14 16 (14.68%) Shell Script
14 16 (14.68%) AIX
14 16 (14.68%) SQL
14 16 (14.68%) Security Testing
14 16 (14.68%) Nimsoft
15 15 (13.76%) Remedy
15 15 (13.76%) Migration
15 15 (13.76%) Ansible
16 14 (12.84%) LDAP
17 13 (11.93%) CEH
17 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 13 (11.93%) OSCP
17 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (11.93%) Citrix

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 11 (10.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.34%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.59%) IIS
7 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.75%) Confluence
8 3 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.75%) LiveCycle
8 3 (2.75%) SAS
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Staffware
2 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.34%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.50%) PaaS
5 4 (3.67%) IaaS
6 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) LDAP
2 7 (6.42%) BIG-IP
2 7 (6.42%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) SAN
4 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 4 (3.67%) Network Security
4 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) ATM
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 2 (1.83%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) NAS
6 1 (0.92%) SMTP
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.92%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) DB2
2 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.92%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.34%) JIRA
3 7 (6.42%) SonarQube
3 7 (6.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.59%) Introscope
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Administrator
2 15 (13.76%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (11.93%) Monitoring Specialist
5 11 (10.09%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Tester
8 5 (4.59%) Messaging Specialist
8 5 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.67%) Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Security Tester
9 4 (3.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Middleware
1 4 (3.67%) ODBC
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.83%) Node.js
2 2 (1.83%) Spring
3 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.92%) Java EE
3 1 (0.92%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.92%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.50%) Clustering
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.59%) e-Health
4 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.75%) LPAR
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) CESG
7 1 (0.92%) IVR
7 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Linux
2 66 (60.55%) Windows
3 16 (14.68%) AIX
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.26%) Solaris
5 9 (8.26%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) zOS
8 4 (3.67%) VMS
8 4 (3.67%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.83%) CentOS
9 2 (1.83%) MVS
10 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Incident Management
2 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.27%) ITIL
4 18 (16.51%) DevOps
5 16 (14.68%) Security Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Migration
7 13 (11.93%) Change Management
7 13 (11.93%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (11.01%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.01%) Service Management
9 10 (9.17%) ITSM
10 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 9 (8.26%) ITIL V3
10 9 (8.26%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.50%) Software Delivery
12 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) Shell Script
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.59%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) Groovy
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) Korn
5 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.43%) DV Cleared
3 18 (16.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.93%) CEH
4 13 (11.93%) CREST Certified
4 13 (11.93%) OSCP
5 11 (10.09%) MCP
5 11 (10.09%) MCSE
5 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.59%) Degree
7 3 (2.75%) APMG
8 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) PMO
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.26%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (4.59%) Docker
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Ansible
2 7 (6.42%) CA Wily
3 6 (5.50%) SCCM
4 5 (4.59%) SCOM
5 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.75%) OpenView
7 2 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.83%) OVSD
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.92%) Cacti
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.92%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) VMware
2 29 (26.61%) Oracle
3 17 (15.60%) CA
4 16 (14.68%) Nimsoft
5 15 (13.76%) Remedy
6 13 (11.93%) Citrix
6 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 11 (10.09%) Red Hat
8 10 (9.17%) HP
9 8 (7.34%) F5
10 7 (6.42%) ServiceNow
11 6 (5.50%) Cisco
12 5 (4.59%) NetQoS
12 5 (4.59%) SAP
13 4 (3.67%) Adobe
13 4 (3.67%) IBM
14 3 (2.75%) BMC
14 3 (2.75%) ILOG
15 2 (1.83%) Brocade
15 2 (1.83%) NetApp
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