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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 69 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.06% 5.44% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.50% 26.49% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 13
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£315 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £194 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £600 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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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
206 185 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.07% 20.56% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 69
Average daily rate £350 £348 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 60 (50.00%) Finance
2 53 (44.17%) Windows
3 38 (31.67%) Oracle
4 34 (28.33%) Linux
5 30 (25.00%) SQL
6 23 (19.17%) Clustering
7 20 (16.67%) Control-M
7 20 (16.67%) PowerCenter
7 20 (16.67%) DB2
8 19 (15.83%) Java
8 19 (15.83%) Informatica
9 18 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (14.17%) IBM
10 17 (14.17%) Change Management
11 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (12.50%) Mainframe
12 15 (12.50%) VMware
12 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 14 (11.67%) Oracle Database
13 14 (11.67%) Migration
13 14 (11.67%) Service Management
13 14 (11.67%) DB2 UDB
13 14 (11.67%) ITIL
13 14 (11.67%) AIX
14 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
14 13 (10.83%) SLA
14 13 (10.83%) HP
14 13 (10.83%) Banking
15 12 (10.00%) Korn
15 12 (10.00%) SQL Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.83%) SAS
3 5 (4.17%) IIS
3 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.50%) Lync
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Project
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.50%) assyst
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) SAN
2 7 (5.83%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.33%) Internet
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) WAN
4 4 (3.33%) HTTP
5 3 (2.50%) FTP
5 3 (2.50%) Broadband
5 3 (2.50%) Intranet
5 3 (2.50%) SSL
6 2 (1.67%) DNS
6 2 (1.67%) ATM
6 2 (1.67%) DHCP
7 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) DB2
1 20 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 14 (11.67%) DB2 UDB
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.50%) Big Data
9 2 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.67%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.67%) OLTP
9 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.83%) MySQL
10 1 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Introscope
2 5 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.33%) Selenium
3 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.67%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.67%) ChangeMan
5 2 (1.67%) ProC
6 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Spanish Language
4 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.00%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Administrator
4 11 (9.17%) DBA
5 10 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) DB2 DBA
7 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Informatica Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Tester
11 4 (3.33%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.50%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.50%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) SOAP
2 5 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) J2EE
2 5 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) XML
4 3 (2.50%) JDBC
4 3 (2.50%) Java EE
4 3 (2.50%) XML Messaging
4 3 (2.50%) SAP XI
4 3 (2.50%) JNDI
4 3 (2.50%) ISPF
5 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.67%) Worklight
6 1 (0.83%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.83%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Clustering
2 15 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) HACMP
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) AS400
6 3 (2.50%) Biometrics
6 3 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.50%) LPAR
7 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.17%) Windows
2 34 (28.33%) Linux
3 14 (11.67%) AIX
4 11 (9.17%) Solaris
5 9 (7.50%) MVS
5 9 (7.50%) Windows NT
5 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.50%) VMS
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (14.17%) Change Management
3 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.67%) Migration
4 14 (11.67%) ITIL
4 14 (11.67%) Service Management
5 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.67%) Data Management
8 7 (5.83%) High Availability
8 7 (5.83%) Line Management
9 6 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (5.00%) Master Data Management
10 5 (4.17%) Analytics
10 5 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.17%) Test Management
10 5 (4.17%) Project Management
11 4 (3.33%) Scrum
11 4 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) SQL
2 19 (15.83%) Java
3 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.00%) Korn
5 8 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.83%) VB
7 5 (4.17%) JCL
7 5 (4.17%) AWK
7 5 (4.17%) Perl
8 4 (3.33%) C#
8 4 (3.33%) Jython
8 4 (3.33%) VBScript
9 3 (2.50%) REXX
9 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.50%) sed
9 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) C
10 2 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCP
5 2 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.17%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.67%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (16.67%) Control-M
2 10 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.33%) OVSD
5 2 (1.67%) SCCM
5 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Oracle
2 19 (15.83%) Informatica
3 17 (14.17%) IBM
4 15 (12.50%) VMware
5 13 (10.83%) HP
6 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.50%) Remedy
7 8 (6.67%) Symantec
7 8 (6.67%) EMC
7 8 (6.67%) Citrix
7 8 (6.67%) Veritas
8 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
9 6 (5.00%) TIBCO
9 6 (5.00%) NetApp
10 4 (3.33%) SAP
11 3 (2.50%) Lumension
12 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.67%) Brocade
12 2 (1.67%) Infoblox
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