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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing UNIX 60 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.28% 6.06% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.13% 29.10% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 5
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£320 £318 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +44.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £196 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £600 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +18.64%
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
206 189 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.00% 20.84% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 51
Average daily rate £350 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 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 (50.85%) Finance
2 58 (49.15%) Windows
3 34 (28.81%) Linux
4 33 (27.97%) Oracle
5 31 (26.27%) SQL
6 24 (20.34%) Clustering
7 21 (17.80%) IBM
8 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
9 19 (16.10%) Control-M
9 19 (16.10%) VMware
10 18 (15.25%) Informatica
10 18 (15.25%) PowerCenter
10 18 (15.25%) DB2
11 17 (14.41%) Java
11 17 (14.41%) Mainframe
11 17 (14.41%) Migration
12 16 (13.56%) Change Management
12 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database
13 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (12.71%) SLA
14 14 (11.86%) AIX
14 14 (11.86%) Service Management
14 14 (11.86%) Banking
15 13 (11.02%) Shell Script
16 12 (10.17%) Korn
16 12 (10.17%) DB2 UDB
17 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
17 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (9.32%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.93%) SAS
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
4 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.54%) Lync
7 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) SAN
2 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.39%) Firewall
3 4 (3.39%) LAN
3 4 (3.39%) WLAN
3 4 (3.39%) WAN
3 4 (3.39%) HTTP
4 3 (2.54%) FTP
4 3 (2.54%) Broadband
4 3 (2.54%) SSL
5 2 (1.69%) DNS
5 2 (1.69%) ATM
5 2 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) DB2
1 18 (15.25%) PowerCenter
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.17%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.39%) MySQL
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.54%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.69%) OLAP
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.69%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Introscope
2 5 (4.24%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.39%) Selenium
3 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.69%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.69%) ChangeMan
5 2 (1.69%) ProC
6 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (50.85%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Banking
3 8 (6.78%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.08%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Support Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Administrator
3 14 (11.86%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) DBA
5 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.78%) Consultant
6 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.93%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Tester
9 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) SAS Developer
10 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) SOAP
2 5 (4.24%) Web Services
2 5 (4.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.24%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.39%) J2EE
3 4 (3.39%) XML
3 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.54%) Java EE
4 3 (2.54%) JDBC
4 3 (2.54%) XML Messaging
4 3 (2.54%) SAP XI
4 3 (2.54%) JNDI
4 3 (2.54%) ISPF
5 2 (1.69%) Worklight
6 1 (0.85%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
6 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Clustering
2 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
3 17 (14.41%) Mainframe
4 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.93%) HACMP
6 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.54%) LPAR
8 3 (2.54%) AS400
8 3 (2.54%) Replication
8 3 (2.54%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (49.15%) Windows
2 34 (28.81%) Linux
3 14 (11.86%) AIX
4 11 (9.32%) Windows NT
5 10 (8.47%) Solaris
6 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.93%) MVS
9 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.54%) VMS
12 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) Migration
2 16 (13.56%) Change Management
2 16 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.86%) Service Management
5 10 (8.47%) ITIL
5 10 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (7.63%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.78%) Analytics
8 7 (5.93%) High Availability
8 7 (5.93%) Line Management
9 6 (5.08%) ETL
9 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.08%) Scrum
10 5 (4.24%) Project Management
10 5 (4.24%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.24%) Test Management
10 5 (4.24%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) SQL
2 17 (14.41%) Java
3 13 (11.02%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.17%) Korn
5 7 (5.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.93%) VB
6 5 (4.24%) Python
6 5 (4.24%) JCL
6 5 (4.24%) AWK
6 5 (4.24%) Perl
7 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.39%) C#
7 4 (3.39%) Jython
7 4 (3.39%) VBScript
8 3 (2.54%) REXX
8 3 (2.54%) sed
8 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.69%) C++
9 2 (1.69%) C
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) MCP
5 3 (2.54%) ISEB
5 3 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.69%) Degree
6 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.69%) MCSE
6 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) SLA
2 6 (5.08%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.93%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.24%) Veritas File System
5 4 (3.39%) Firmware
6 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Control-M
2 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.24%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.39%) OVSD
5 2 (1.69%) SCCM
5 2 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.69%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) IBM
3 19 (16.10%) VMware
4 18 (15.25%) Informatica
5 11 (9.32%) EMC
5 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.47%) HP
7 9 (7.63%) NetApp
8 8 (6.78%) Veritas
8 8 (6.78%) Citrix
8 8 (6.78%) Symantec
9 7 (5.93%) 3PAR
9 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.93%) Business Objects
10 6 (5.08%) TIBCO
11 5 (4.24%) Remedy
12 4 (3.39%) SAP
13 3 (2.54%) Lumension
14 2 (1.69%) McAfee
14 2 (1.69%) TOWER Software
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