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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing UNIX 44 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.72% 6.02% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.04% 28.95% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £386 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
169 190 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.98% 20.81% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 40
Average daily rate £344 £260 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 22
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 £9.80 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.06 £29.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 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 29 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 46 (50.55%) Finance
2 45 (49.45%) Windows
3 29 (31.87%) Linux
4 26 (28.57%) Oracle
5 23 (25.27%) SQL
6 15 (16.48%) Service Management
6 15 (16.48%) Informatica
6 15 (16.48%) Java
6 15 (16.48%) VMware
7 14 (15.38%) Clustering
7 14 (15.38%) IBM
7 14 (15.38%) PowerCenter
7 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 13 (14.29%) DB2
8 13 (14.29%) Banking
9 12 (13.19%) Control-M
9 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
9 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
10 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
11 10 (10.99%) Migration
11 10 (10.99%) AIX
11 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.99%) Mainframe
12 9 (9.89%) NetApp
12 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
12 9 (9.89%) HP
12 9 (9.89%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.59%) SAS
4 5 (5.49%) IIS
4 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.30%) Lync
7 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.59%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) LAN
2 4 (4.40%) WLAN
2 4 (4.40%) WAN
2 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
3 3 (3.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) ATM
5 1 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) PowerCenter
2 13 (14.29%) DB2
3 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.30%) OLAP
8 3 (3.30%) MySQL
8 3 (3.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (3.30%) Data Mart
8 3 (3.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Introscope
2 3 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.20%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.20%) Selenium
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.20%) ProC
4 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.10%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) ChangeMan
General
1 46 (50.55%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (12.09%) Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Consultant
6 8 (8.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.40%) DBA
10 3 (3.30%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.30%) Informatica Developer
10 3 (3.30%) UNIX Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (3.30%) SAS Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.49%) J2EE
3 4 (4.40%) Java EE
3 4 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (3.30%) JDBC
4 3 (3.30%) XML
4 3 (3.30%) SOAP
4 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) SAP XI
4 3 (3.30%) JNDI
5 2 (2.20%) Worklight
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) JSP
6 1 (1.10%) Struts
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.10%) HTML5
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.10%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Clustering
1 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Replication
4 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.30%) HACMP
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) AIX
4 9 (9.89%) Solaris
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.59%) Windows NT
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Service Management
2 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (10.99%) Migration
3 10 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.89%) Analytics
5 8 (8.79%) ETL
5 8 (8.79%) Change Management
6 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.59%) High Availability
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 4 (4.40%) Line Management
8 4 (4.40%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) ITSM
8 4 (4.40%) Release Management
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) Korn
4 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.49%) VB
6 5 (5.49%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) Jython
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) C
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) AWK
9 2 (2.20%) VBScript
9 2 (2.20%) C#
10 1 (1.10%) REXX
10 1 (1.10%) JCL
10 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) MCP
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) SAS Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) Firmware
4 3 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.10%) HDFS
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Control-M
2 5 (5.49%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.40%) OVSD
4 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 2 (2.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Informatica
2 15 (16.48%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) IBM
4 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.89%) NetApp
5 9 (9.89%) HP
6 8 (8.79%) Citrix
7 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 6 (6.59%) EMC
9 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
10 4 (4.40%) SAP
11 3 (3.30%) Veritas
11 3 (3.30%) Symantec
11 3 (3.30%) Lumension
12 2 (2.20%) Brocade
12 2 (2.20%) TOWER Software
12 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.20%) Infoblox
12 2 (2.20%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 3 days ago