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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing UNIX 44 64 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.01% 7.31% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.44% 29.63% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £453 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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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
180 216 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.50% 24.69% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 39
Average daily rate £355 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 57 (60.00%) Finance
2 44 (46.32%) Windows
3 29 (30.53%) Oracle
4 25 (26.32%) Linux
5 23 (24.21%) SQL
6 19 (20.00%) VMware
7 17 (17.89%) Clustering
7 17 (17.89%) Informatica
8 16 (16.84%) PowerCenter
8 16 (16.84%) Service Management
9 15 (15.79%) Banking
9 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (14.74%) Java
11 13 (13.68%) IBM
11 13 (13.68%) WebSphere
12 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (12.63%) Control-M
12 12 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
12 12 (12.63%) Solaris
12 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (11.58%) Mainframe
13 11 (11.58%) SAN
14 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.53%) AIX
14 10 (10.53%) Migration
14 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
14 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (9.47%) Analytics

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.32%) SAS
4 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) SAN
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) LAN
2 4 (4.21%) WLAN
2 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
4 2 (2.11%) SSH
4 2 (2.11%) NAS
5 1 (1.05%) ATM
5 1 (1.05%) Network Security
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) PowerCenter
2 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.42%) DB2
5 6 (6.32%) OLTP
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.16%) MySQL
8 3 (3.16%) OLAP
8 3 (3.16%) Data Mart
8 3 (3.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.11%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Introscope
2 3 (3.16%) ProC
3 2 (2.11%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.11%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.11%) Toad
3 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.05%) PVCS
4 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.05%) JMeter
4 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
General
1 57 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Retail
4 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.21%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Architect
1 20 (21.05%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Administrator
5 8 (8.42%) Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (3.16%) UNIX Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) SAS Developer
9 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.16%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) J2EE
2 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.26%) Java EE
3 3 (3.16%) JNDI
3 3 (3.16%) SAP XI
3 3 (3.16%) JDBC
3 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) SOAP
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.11%) Worklight
5 1 (1.05%) HTML5
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Spring
5 1 (1.05%) Middleware
5 1 (1.05%) JSP
5 1 (1.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Clustering
2 11 (11.58%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.32%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.26%) HACMP
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
5 4 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) CMDB
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.32%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Linux
3 12 (12.63%) Solaris
4 10 (10.53%) AIX
5 8 (8.42%) Windows NT
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.16%) HPUX
7 3 (3.16%) SUSE
7 3 (3.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Service Management
2 12 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.53%) Migration
3 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (9.47%) Analytics
4 9 (9.47%) Change Management
5 8 (8.42%) ETL
6 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (6.32%) ITIL
7 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.26%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.21%) Project Management
9 4 (4.21%) Release Management
9 4 (4.21%) High Availability
9 4 (4.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) Java
3 9 (9.47%) Korn
4 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.32%) C++
5 6 (6.32%) C
5 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.26%) Python
6 5 (5.26%) Perl
6 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.21%) Jython
8 3 (3.16%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) AWK
9 2 (2.11%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 2 (2.11%) C#
10 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) MCP
2 4 (4.21%) MCSE
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) Firmware
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 2 (2.11%) GPFS
6 1 (1.05%) Samba
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Control-M
2 6 (6.32%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.21%) SCOM
4 3 (3.16%) YaST
5 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.11%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
6 1 (1.05%) OVSD
6 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) VMware
3 17 (17.89%) Informatica
4 13 (13.68%) IBM
5 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.42%) NetApp
6 8 (8.42%) Intel
7 7 (7.37%) Business Objects
8 6 (6.32%) Veritas
8 6 (6.32%) EMC
9 5 (5.26%) Citrix
9 5 (5.26%) Symantec
10 4 (4.21%) Sun
11 3 (3.16%) HP
11 3 (3.16%) SAP
11 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.11%) CA
12 2 (2.11%) Brocade
12 2 (2.11%) 3PAR