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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 79 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.07% 6.19% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.20% 29.71% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 21
Average daily rate
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£389 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £194 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.47%
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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
231 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.60% 20.83% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 74
Average daily rate £368 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 66 (53.66%) Finance
2 56 (45.53%) Windows
3 46 (37.40%) Oracle
4 38 (30.89%) Linux
5 30 (24.39%) DB2
6 28 (22.76%) SQL
7 21 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
9 18 (14.63%) ITIL
9 18 (14.63%) Mainframe
9 18 (14.63%) Clustering
9 18 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (13.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (13.82%) PowerCenter
10 17 (13.82%) Java
11 16 (13.01%) Informatica
11 16 (13.01%) MVS
12 15 (12.20%) Change Management
12 15 (12.20%) Control-M
12 15 (12.20%) IBM
12 15 (12.20%) Migration
13 14 (11.38%) DB2 UDB
13 14 (11.38%) SAS
13 14 (11.38%) HP
13 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
13 14 (11.38%) Remedy
13 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
14 13 (10.57%) Service Management
15 12 (9.76%) SLA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 14 (11.38%) SAS
2 6 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.07%) IIS
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.44%) assyst
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) SAN
2 4 (3.25%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) Firewall
3 3 (2.44%) Intranet
3 3 (2.44%) FTP
3 3 (2.44%) Broadband
3 3 (2.44%) LAN
3 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 2 (1.63%) DHCP
4 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) DB2
2 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.82%) PowerCenter
4 14 (11.38%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.44%) Big Data
8 2 (1.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.63%) OLTP
8 2 (1.63%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) HP UFT
1 5 (4.07%) Introscope
2 4 (3.25%) Selenium
2 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.63%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.63%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Flyway
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (53.66%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.25%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Analyst
2 16 (13.01%) Developer
3 14 (11.38%) DBA
4 13 (10.57%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Administrator
5 11 (8.94%) Architect
5 11 (8.94%) DB2 DBA
6 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) SAP XI
2 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.44%) ISPF
3 3 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (2.44%) SOAP
3 3 (2.44%) XML
3 3 (2.44%) XML Messaging
3 3 (2.44%) scikit-learn
4 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.63%) Worklight
4 2 (1.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.63%) Mainframe
2 18 (14.63%) Clustering
3 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.69%) HACMP
5 6 (4.88%) Data Integration
6 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) AS400
7 3 (2.44%) e-Health
7 3 (2.44%) Statistics
7 3 (2.44%) Biometrics
7 3 (2.44%) LPAR
8 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 38 (30.89%) Linux
3 16 (13.01%) MVS
4 12 (9.76%) AIX
5 10 (8.13%) Windows NT
6 9 (7.32%) Solaris
6 9 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.44%) VMS
8 2 (1.63%) zOS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 18 (14.63%) ITIL
3 17 (13.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (12.20%) Change Management
4 15 (12.20%) Migration
5 13 (10.57%) Service Management
6 12 (9.76%) Data Management
6 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.50%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.69%) Analytics
8 7 (5.69%) Coaching
8 7 (5.69%) Validation
9 6 (4.88%) Project Management
9 6 (4.88%) Master Data Management
9 6 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (4.07%) Test Management
10 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.76%) SQL
2 17 (13.82%) Java
3 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.88%) Python
5 5 (4.07%) JCL
5 5 (4.07%) Korn
6 4 (3.25%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) VBScript
6 4 (3.25%) VB
7 3 (2.44%) REXX
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) sed
7 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.44%) AWK
8 2 (1.63%) Scala
8 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) ISEB
4 3 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Veritas File System
2 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.81%) HDFS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Control-M
2 10 (8.13%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.25%) OVSD
3 4 (3.25%) SCOM
4 3 (2.44%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.63%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) Informatica
3 15 (12.20%) IBM
4 14 (11.38%) HP
4 14 (11.38%) Remedy
5 12 (9.76%) VMware
6 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.50%) Veritas
8 8 (6.50%) EMC
8 8 (6.50%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.50%) Symantec
9 6 (4.88%) NetApp
9 6 (4.88%) Citrix
10 5 (4.07%) CA
10 5 (4.07%) SAP
11 3 (2.44%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.44%) NetQoS
11 3 (2.44%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.44%) Lumension