The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 23 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 49 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.44% 6.45% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.63% 25.41% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 14
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£375 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £165 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £344 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 181 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.44% 25.39% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 73 70
Average daily rate £346 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
Buckinghamshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 60 (54.05%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Linux
3 37 (33.33%) SQL
3 37 (33.33%) Oracle
4 34 (30.63%) Finance
5 29 (26.13%) Java
6 25 (22.52%) Change Management
6 25 (22.52%) WebSphere
7 24 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (17.12%) Web Services
8 19 (17.12%) J2EE
9 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
10 16 (14.41%) SLA
10 16 (14.41%) IBM
10 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (13.51%) LDAP
11 15 (13.51%) DTS
11 15 (13.51%) SOAP
12 14 (12.61%) AIX
13 13 (11.71%) Citrix
13 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (10.81%) Mainframe
14 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
14 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (10.81%) Migration
15 11 (9.91%) Retail
15 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (9.91%) MS Excel

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (22.52%) WebSphere
2 24 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.21%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (3.60%) Liferay
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.60%) Apache
5 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.60%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.70%) SAS
7 2 (1.80%) Node.js
7 2 (1.80%) CICS
7 2 (1.80%) FileNet
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.90%) Lync
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (7.21%) Staffware
3 7 (6.31%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.80%) AWD
5 1 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) LDAP
2 8 (7.21%) Firewall
3 7 (6.31%) Internet
4 6 (5.41%) SAN
5 4 (3.60%) NAS
5 4 (3.60%) SMTP
5 4 (3.60%) HTTP
5 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.60%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.60%) Intranet
6 2 (1.80%) ICMP
6 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.90%) Network Security
7 1 (0.90%) X.400
7 1 (0.90%) X.500
7 1 (0.90%) SSL
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) DTS
2 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.91%) DB2
3 10 (9.01%) PowerCenter
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.80%) OLTP
9 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.90%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.90%) OLAP
9 1 (0.90%) Informix
9 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Ant
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.60%) Selenium
2 4 (3.60%) Introscope
3 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.80%) Yeoman
4 2 (1.80%) Grunt
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.90%) MyEclipse
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Retail
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Analyst
2 15 (13.51%) Deployment Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) Administrator
4 10 (9.01%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.50%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.70%) Consultant
8 3 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.80%) Tester
9 2 (1.80%) MI Analyst
9 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) Web Services
1 19 (17.12%) J2EE
2 15 (13.51%) SOAP
3 5 (4.50%) HTML
4 4 (3.60%) WebCenter
4 4 (3.60%) .NET
5 3 (2.70%) Dojo
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
5 3 (2.70%) Worklight
5 3 (2.70%) CSS3
5 3 (2.70%) HTML5
5 3 (2.70%) RESTful
6 2 (1.80%) MEAP
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (1.80%) Struts
6 2 (1.80%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) Ajax
7 1 (0.90%) LAMP
7 1 (0.90%) Spring
7 1 (0.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.50%) EPoS
3 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.70%) CESG
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) HACMP
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.80%) EMC Centera
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (54.05%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.61%) AIX
5 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.21%) Windows NT
8 6 (5.41%) MVS
9 5 (4.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.90%) OS/390
10 1 (0.90%) zOS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Change Management
2 12 (10.81%) Migration
3 11 (9.91%) ITIL
4 9 (8.11%) Service Management
5 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.21%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.41%) Workflow
8 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.50%) ETL
9 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.70%) Release Management
10 3 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) SQL
2 29 (26.13%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.11%) VB
5 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.70%) JCL
6 3 (2.70%) Perl
6 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.70%) VBScript
6 3 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) AWK
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) sed
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) MCP
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
5 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) ISEB
7 2 (1.80%) Degree
8 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.90%) PMP
8 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 7 (6.31%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.21%) TIBCO Hawk
2 8 (7.21%) Control-M
3 5 (4.50%) CA Wily
4 3 (2.70%) OVSD
5 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
6 1 (0.90%) SCOM
6 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.90%) WSUS
6 1 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.41%) IBM
4 13 (11.71%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) VMware
5 9 (8.11%) TIBCO
6 8 (7.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.41%) Remedy
8 5 (4.50%) EMC
8 5 (4.50%) Intel
9 4 (3.60%) NetApp
9 4 (3.60%) FatWire
10 3 (2.70%) HP
10 3 (2.70%) Lumension
10 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.80%) SAP
11 2 (1.80%) Sun
11 2 (1.80%) BMC
11 2 (1.80%) Informatica
11 2 (1.80%) StorageTek
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