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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 26 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 40 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.89% 7.24% 5.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.37% 29.27% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 16
Median daily rate £500 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £432 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.11% +12.85%
Unix
Buckinghamshire

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
141 205 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.77% 24.73% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 86 75
Median daily rate £390 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unix.

1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Finance
3 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 29 (36.71%) Oracle
4 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
5 25 (31.65%) Java
5 25 (31.65%) SMTP
5 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
6 23 (29.11%) Linux
7 22 (27.85%) Internet
8 21 (26.58%) IBM
8 21 (26.58%) Banking
8 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (24.05%) FTP
10 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
11 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
12 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (18.99%) jQuery
14 14 (17.72%) VB
14 14 (17.72%) PHP
14 14 (17.72%) .NET
15 13 (16.46%) Mainframe
15 13 (16.46%) Workflow
15 13 (16.46%) IIS
15 13 (16.46%) MS Office
15 13 (16.46%) CSS
15 13 (16.46%) HTML
15 13 (16.46%) LDAP
15 13 (16.46%) Web Development

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
2 13 (16.46%) IIS
3 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
4 11 (13.92%) Apache
5 6 (7.59%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.80%) SAS
7 2 (2.53%) PowerExchange
8 1 (1.27%) CICS
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) SMTP
2 22 (27.85%) Internet
3 19 (24.05%) FTP
4 13 (16.46%) LDAP
5 12 (15.19%) IPsec
5 12 (15.19%) SSH
6 6 (7.59%) Firewall
6 6 (7.59%) SSL
6 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.59%) Wireless
7 5 (6.33%) VPN
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.06%) Intranet
9 2 (2.53%) Broadband
9 2 (2.53%) SAN
10 1 (1.27%) HTTP
10 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) PowerCenter
3 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.59%) Big Data
4 6 (7.59%) Cloudera CDH
4 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.59%) DB2
4 6 (7.59%) HBase
4 6 (7.59%) Impala
4 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.27%) Introscope
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 21 (26.58%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Administrator
3 6 (7.59%) Security Advisor
3 6 (7.59%) Unix Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Data Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Hadoop Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Security Specialist
4 5 (6.33%) Tivoli Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Information Assurance Leader
5 4 (5.06%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) Information Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
6 3 (3.80%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Mainframe Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.80%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) jQuery
2 14 (17.72%) .NET
3 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
3 13 (16.46%) CSS
3 13 (16.46%) HTML
3 13 (16.46%) HTML5
3 13 (16.46%) Laravel
3 13 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (15.19%) SOAP
4 12 (15.19%) XML
5 7 (8.86%) ISPF
6 6 (7.59%) J2EE
7 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.80%) Node.js
8 3 (3.80%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.53%) Java EE
9 2 (2.53%) Middleware
10 1 (1.27%) JNDI
10 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.46%) Mainframe
3 12 (15.19%) CESG
3 12 (15.19%) Client/Server
3 12 (15.19%) Cryptography
4 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.33%) HACMP
6 4 (5.06%) AS400
7 3 (3.80%) Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) iSeries
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (3.80%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.53%) LPAR
9 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Vista
3 12 (15.19%) zOS
4 7 (8.86%) MVS
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.06%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.53%) AIX
6 2 (2.53%) VMS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.46%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (16.46%) Web Development
2 13 (16.46%) Workflow
3 12 (15.19%) DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Information Assurance
3 12 (15.19%) OWASP
3 12 (15.19%) Patch Management
3 12 (15.19%) Project Management
3 12 (15.19%) Security Operations
4 11 (13.92%) Fuzz Testing
5 10 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.66%) ISMS
6 9 (11.39%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (11.39%) ETL
6 9 (11.39%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Risk Management
6 9 (11.39%) Scrum
6 9 (11.39%) TDD
7 8 (10.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) SQL
2 25 (31.65%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.72%) PHP
4 14 (17.72%) VB
5 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
6 12 (15.19%) C#
7 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
8 9 (11.39%) JCL
9 7 (8.86%) REXX
9 7 (8.86%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) Perl
10 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.53%) AWK
11 2 (2.53%) sed
12 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.27%) Jython
12 1 (1.27%) Korn
12 1 (1.27%) Python
12 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) CESG Certified Professional
1 12 (15.19%) CISSP
2 9 (11.39%) CEH
2 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) Data Quality
1 9 (11.39%) RMADS
2 7 (8.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.19%) Sendmail
3 7 (8.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (8.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.33%) Control-M
3 4 (5.06%) CA Wily
3 4 (5.06%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.27%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.27%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Oracle
2 21 (26.58%) IBM
3 12 (15.19%) Citrix
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Cloudera
4 6 (7.59%) Informatica
4 6 (7.59%) Symantec
5 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.06%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.06%) F5
5 4 (5.06%) FireEye
5 4 (5.06%) GFI Software
5 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.06%) Juniper
5 4 (5.06%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.06%) Rapid7
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.06%) Remedy
5 4 (5.06%) Sourcefire
5 4 (5.06%) TippingPoint