Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 41 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 49 106 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 4.60% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 20.70% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £407 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £321 £337 £350
90th Percentile £460 £475 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £11.10 - £12.70
90th Percentile £14.00 - £25.70
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%

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 413 512 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.96% 22.24% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 191
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% -1.94%
10th Percentile £160 £140 £256
90th Percentile £495 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.07% +20.00% -5.84%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £8.89
90th Percentile £33.68 £67.00 £25.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -20.00%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 -17 37 £415 +2.47% 7
Aylesbury - 4 £350 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Linux
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.61%) Change Management
4 15 (30.61%) VMware
4 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 12 (24.49%) ITIL
6 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.41%) Citrix
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (18.37%) BMC
9 9 (18.37%) Service Management
9 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL V3
10 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (16.33%) ITSM
10 8 (16.33%) DB2
10 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.29%) Tivoli
11 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 7 (14.29%) Mainframe
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (12.24%) Ansible
12 6 (12.24%) WebSphere

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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) JRun
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) CATIA
2 4 (8.16%) Siemens NX
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (8.16%) Teamcenter
3 2 (4.08%) Temenos T24
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Broadband
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) NAS
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) DB2
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) PowerCenter
4 4 (8.16%) MS Access
5 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (4.08%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) GitLab
2 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.20%) Server Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) LDAP Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) CAD Support
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) ODBC
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.04%) ISPF
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) AS400
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) HACMP
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Linux
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Change Management
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (18.37%) ITIL V3
3 9 (18.37%) Service Management
4 8 (16.33%) ITSM
5 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (10.20%) High Availability
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) CAD
7 4 (8.16%) Data Management
7 4 (8.16%) PDM
8 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.20%) Perl
4 3 (6.12%) JCL
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Korn
5 2 (4.08%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) C-shell
6 1 (2.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) MCDBA
4 5 (10.20%) MCITP
5 4 (8.16%) MCP
5 4 (8.16%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCIE
8 1 (2.04%) CCNA
8 1 (2.04%) CEH
8 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CISSP
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) Docker
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
6 1 (2.04%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
3 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
4 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.12%) Control-M
6 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (2.04%) Puppet
7 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) BMC
5 6 (12.24%) Remedy
6 5 (10.20%) F5
7 4 (8.16%) ANSYS
7 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 4 (8.16%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (6.12%) Cloudera
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
8 3 (6.12%) Unisys
9 2 (4.08%) Informatica
9 2 (4.08%) Intel
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.04%) Centrify
10 1 (2.04%) HP
10 1 (2.04%) RedGate
10 1 (2.04%) Sun