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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 16 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 52 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.69% 7.51% 6.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.70% 31.84% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 16
Median daily rate £475 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £431 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.85%
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
159 201 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.52% 23.59% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 72
Median daily rate £425 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.19 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 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 27 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 48 (53.33%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) SQL
2 33 (36.67%) Oracle
3 31 (34.44%) Finance
4 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
5 28 (31.11%) Java
6 24 (26.67%) Linux
7 22 (24.44%) SMTP
7 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
7 22 (24.44%) Internet
7 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.22%) Banking
8 20 (22.22%) FTP
9 19 (21.11%) IBM
10 17 (18.89%) Mainframe
11 16 (17.78%) WebSphere
12 15 (16.67%) Tivoli
12 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.56%) Information Assurance
14 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.44%) VB
14 13 (14.44%) .NET
15 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
15 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
15 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.33%) Citrix
15 12 (13.33%) CISSP
15 12 (13.33%) IPsec
15 12 (13.33%) OWASP

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 16 (17.78%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.11%) IIS
4 8 (8.89%) Apache
5 7 (7.78%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.22%) PowerExchange
7 2 (2.22%) SAS
8 1 (1.11%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) Internet
1 22 (24.44%) SMTP
2 20 (22.22%) FTP
3 12 (13.33%) IPsec
3 12 (13.33%) SSH
4 10 (11.11%) LDAP
5 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.78%) Firewall
6 7 (7.78%) SSL
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.44%) Intranet
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
9 3 (3.33%) HTTP
9 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
3 10 (11.11%) Big Data
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.78%) PowerCenter
5 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
6 6 (6.67%) Data Lake
6 6 (6.67%) HBase
6 6 (6.67%) Impala
6 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.56%) DB2
8 3 (3.33%) MySQL
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) ChangeMan
1 3 (3.33%) Introscope
2 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.22%) JMeter
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Unix Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Administrator
4 6 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Security Advisor
4 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.44%) DBA
6 4 (4.44%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (4.44%) Mainframe Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (4.44%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.44%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.44%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 12 (13.33%) jQuery
3 11 (12.22%) SOAP
3 11 (12.22%) XML
4 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.11%) CSS
4 10 (11.11%) HTML
4 10 (11.11%) HTML5
4 10 (11.11%) Laravel
4 10 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (8.89%) ISPF
5 8 (8.89%) J2EE
6 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
7 3 (3.33%) JDBC
7 3 (3.33%) JNDI
7 3 (3.33%) Node.js
7 3 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.33%) Web Services
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Mainframe
2 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) CESG
3 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 12 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) AS400
6 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) HACMP
6 3 (3.33%) iSeries
6 3 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.33%) Windows
2 24 (26.67%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 10 (11.11%) zOS
5 9 (10.00%) MVS
5 9 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Information Assurance
3 12 (13.33%) OWASP
3 12 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 11 (12.22%) Fuzz Testing
5 10 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (11.11%) ISMS
5 10 (11.11%) Scrum
5 10 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 10 (11.11%) Web Development
5 10 (11.11%) Workflow
6 9 (10.00%) DevOps
6 9 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (10.00%) ETL
6 9 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (10.00%) Project Management
6 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
7 8 (8.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) Java
3 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.44%) VB
4 11 (12.22%) C#
4 11 (12.22%) PHP
5 10 (11.11%) JCL
5 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.00%) Scala
6 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.89%) REXX
8 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.33%) Jython
8 3 (3.33%) Korn
8 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) VBScript
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 12 (13.33%) CISSP
2 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) CEH
4 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) RMADS
2 8 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.89%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) Sendmail
3 8 (8.89%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (8.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 10 (11.11%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.44%) Control-M
3 4 (4.44%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.11%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) IBM
3 12 (13.33%) Citrix
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Cloudera
5 5 (5.56%) Informatica
6 4 (4.44%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco
6 4 (4.44%) F5
6 4 (4.44%) GFI Software
6 4 (4.44%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.44%) Juniper
6 4 (4.44%) LogRhythm
6 4 (4.44%) Rapid7
6 4 (4.44%) Remedy
6 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.44%) Symantec
6 4 (4.44%) TippingPoint
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