The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 56 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.58% 8.13% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 28.85% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 19
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £152 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £351 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 208 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.56% 28.18% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 88
Average daily rate £315 £250 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.23 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Milton Keynes region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Milton Keynes region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 45 (41.28%) Oracle
3 44 (40.37%) SQL
4 39 (35.78%) Finance
5 33 (30.28%) Linux
6 25 (22.94%) Java
7 20 (18.35%) Change Management
7 20 (18.35%) WebSphere
8 19 (17.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
10 17 (15.60%) SLA
11 16 (14.68%) Windows NT
11 16 (14.68%) Citrix
11 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
12 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (13.76%) PowerCenter
12 15 (13.76%) MCSE
13 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
13 14 (12.84%) Web Services
13 14 (12.84%) ITIL
13 14 (12.84%) J2EE
13 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
14 13 (11.93%) Banking
14 13 (11.93%) Mainframe
14 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
15 12 (11.01%) IBM
15 12 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.35%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.67%) Liferay
5 4 (3.67%) SAS
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) FileNet
6 2 (1.83%) CICS
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (7.34%) Staffware
3 7 (6.42%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.83%) AWD
5 1 (0.92%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) LDAP
2 6 (5.50%) SAN
3 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 4 (3.67%) NAS
4 4 (3.67%) Intranet
4 4 (3.67%) HTTP
4 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) SMTP
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.92%) X.400
6 1 (0.92%) X.500
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) PowerCenter
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.17%) DTS
4 10 (9.17%) DB2
5 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.83%) OLTP
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) OLAP
10 1 (0.92%) Informix
10 1 (0.92%) Ingres
10 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.92%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Selenium
2 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.67%) Introscope
3 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.67%) Ant
4 2 (1.83%) JMeter
4 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) MyEclipse
General
1 39 (35.78%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.67%) Automotive
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Analyst
2 13 (11.93%) Administrator
3 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Deployment Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.42%) Developer
6 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.75%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.75%) Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.75%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.83%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Web Services
1 14 (12.84%) J2EE
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) SOAP
3 4 (3.67%) WebCenter
4 3 (2.75%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) Struts
5 2 (1.83%) Ajax
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) XML
5 2 (1.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) ICEfaces
6 1 (0.92%) XSLT
6 1 (0.92%) XHTML
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.92%) LAMP
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) JSF
6 1 (0.92%) Java EE
6 1 (0.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.59%) EPoS
4 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.75%) Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.83%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.92%) HACMP
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 33 (30.28%) Linux
3 16 (14.68%) Windows NT
3 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.34%) AIX
6 7 (6.42%) MVS
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.75%) Solaris
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.92%) OS/390
10 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Change Management
2 14 (12.84%) ITIL
3 11 (10.09%) Service Management
3 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.26%) Migration
4 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.42%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (5.50%) Workflow
8 5 (4.59%) ETL
8 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.67%) BDD
9 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.67%) Line Management
9 4 (3.67%) TDD
9 4 (3.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) Java
3 11 (10.09%) VB
4 9 (8.26%) C#
5 8 (7.34%) VBScript
5 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.75%) JCL
8 2 (1.83%) Perl
8 2 (1.83%) C++
9 1 (0.92%) COBOL
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (13.76%) MCSE
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) MCP
4 7 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.50%) ISEB
6 5 (4.59%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PMP
7 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) SLA
2 7 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (3.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.92%) GPFS
6 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Backup Exec
1 11 (10.09%) Control-M
2 8 (7.34%) TIBCO Hawk
3 5 (4.59%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.67%) OVSD
4 4 (3.67%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.75%) SCOM
6 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.92%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.92%) SCCM
7 1 (0.92%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Oracle
2 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.68%) Citrix
4 12 (11.01%) IBM
5 9 (8.26%) TIBCO
6 8 (7.34%) VMware
7 7 (6.42%) Remedy
7 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.50%) Intel
9 5 (4.59%) Informatica
10 4 (3.67%) NetApp
10 4 (3.67%) EMC
10 4 (3.67%) SAP
10 4 (3.67%) FatWire
11 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.83%) Kofax
11 2 (1.83%) ReadSoft
11 2 (1.83%) BMC
12 1 (0.92%) Veritas
12 1 (0.92%) Symantec