Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 89 106 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.41% 5.19% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.65% 19.13% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 31
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £319 £257 £243
90th Percentile £488 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year +22.54% -26.04% +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 431 554 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.34% 27.13% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 216 180
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.73% +3.21%
10th Percentile £185 £244 £226
90th Percentile £507 £550 £498
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £77.50 £39.90
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.23% -28.49% +36.22%

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 24 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 -7 82 £406 -2.17% 1
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 64 (71.91%) Linux
2 41 (46.07%) Oracle
3 33 (37.08%) SQL
4 29 (32.58%) Finance
5 24 (26.97%) Windows
6 23 (25.84%) Bash Shell
7 22 (24.72%) DB2
7 22 (24.72%) Banking
8 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.22%) Korn
9 18 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (19.10%) Ansible
11 16 (17.98%) Python
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.85%) Mainframe
13 14 (15.73%) Java
13 14 (15.73%) YAML
13 14 (15.73%) VMware
14 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (14.61%) Spanish Language
14 13 (14.61%) DB2 UDB
14 13 (14.61%) WebSphere
14 13 (14.61%) Solaris
14 13 (14.61%) Security Management
14 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (12.36%) JIRA
16 11 (12.36%) SLA

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 (14.61%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.11%) IIS
4 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.74%) Confluence
6 4 (4.49%) JBoss
6 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.37%) nginx
8 2 (2.25%) Apache
8 2 (2.25%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
2 3 (3.37%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) Firewall
3 5 (5.62%) SAN
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
4 4 (4.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.37%) SSL
6 2 (2.25%) IGMP
7 1 (1.12%) FTP
7 1 (1.12%) HTTP
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) Intranet
7 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) DB2
2 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.61%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (11.24%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.11%) MySQL
5 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.11%) PowerCenter
6 6 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.74%) Big Data
6 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.49%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.37%) Redis
10 2 (2.25%) GIS
10 2 (2.25%) HBase
10 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) GitLab
4 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.12%) Introscope
5 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Spanish Language
4 10 (11.24%) Retail
5 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.37%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.37%) French Language
6 3 (3.37%) German Language
6 3 (3.37%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 2 (2.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) DBA
3 12 (13.48%) Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.99%) Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Junior
8 4 (4.49%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.49%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) YAML
2 6 (6.74%) XML
3 5 (5.62%) J2EE
4 4 (4.49%) Java EE
4 4 (4.49%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.37%) Kafka
6 2 (2.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.25%) LAMP
6 2 (2.25%) LDAP
6 2 (2.25%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (2.25%) Spring
7 1 (1.12%) CGI
7 1 (1.12%) Middleware
7 1 (1.12%) SAML
7 1 (1.12%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Mainframe
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.74%) Clustering
6 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (3.37%) AS400
9 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
10 1 (1.12%) e-Health
10 1 (1.12%) Fintech
10 1 (1.12%) HACMP
10 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.91%) Linux
2 24 (26.97%) Windows
3 13 (14.61%) Solaris
4 9 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.62%) AIX
5 5 (5.62%) zOS
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.25%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.12%) CentOS
8 1 (1.12%) MVS
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) Security Management
3 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (11.24%) ITIL
4 10 (11.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
5 9 (10.11%) Service Management
6 8 (8.99%) Capacity Management
6 8 (8.99%) Change Management
6 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL V3
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
6 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps
7 7 (7.87%) High Availability
7 7 (7.87%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (7.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) Bash Shell
3 18 (20.22%) Korn
4 16 (17.98%) Python
5 14 (15.73%) Java
6 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.74%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) VC++
10 3 (3.37%) Scala
11 2 (2.25%) PHP
12 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
1 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) RHCE
3 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.37%) CISA
3 3 (3.37%) CRISC
3 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) CEH
4 2 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) GCIH
4 2 (2.25%) SSCP
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) PMO
3 3 (3.37%) GDPR
4 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.37%) HDFS
6 2 (2.25%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.25%) Docker
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) GPFS
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Ansible
2 4 (4.49%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (4.49%) Cobbler
2 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.37%) Kibana
3 3 (3.37%) OVSD
4 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.12%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.12%) Control-M
5 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.12%) logstash
5 1 (1.12%) Netcool
5 1 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Oracle
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.73%) VMware
4 8 (8.99%) IBM
4 8 (8.99%) Remedy
5 6 (6.74%) CA
5 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.62%) hybris
6 5 (5.62%) NetApp
6 5 (5.62%) Nimsoft
6 5 (5.62%) SAP
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.49%) Google
7 4 (4.49%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Veritas
8 3 (3.37%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.37%) JD Edwards
8 3 (3.37%) JDA
8 3 (3.37%) Lumension
9 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks