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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 31 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 38 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.35% 6.06% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.71% 25.26% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
Average daily rate £375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
175 194 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.65% 24.01% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 77
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 68 (58.62%) Windows
2 62 (53.45%) Finance
3 45 (38.79%) Oracle
4 34 (29.31%) Mainframe
5 30 (25.86%) SQL
6 27 (23.28%) MVS
7 26 (22.41%) Linux
8 25 (21.55%) SLA
8 25 (21.55%) IBM
8 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
8 25 (21.55%) Control-M
8 25 (21.55%) Banking
9 24 (20.69%) DB2
9 24 (20.69%) ITIL
9 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (18.97%) Shell Script
11 21 (18.10%) Remedy
11 21 (18.10%) Java
12 20 (17.24%) Windows NT
12 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
13 17 (14.66%) HACMP
13 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (13.79%) PowerCenter
15 15 (12.93%) Tivoli
15 15 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (12.93%) Retail
15 15 (12.93%) Clustering
16 14 (12.07%) VMware
16 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.07%) Change Management

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (11.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.48%) SAS
3 7 (6.03%) Apache
4 5 (4.31%) IIS
5 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.72%) Liferay
6 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) FTP
2 7 (6.03%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
2 7 (6.03%) SMTP
2 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.17%) HTTP
3 6 (5.17%) HTTPS
3 6 (5.17%) SAN
4 5 (4.31%) LDAP
4 5 (4.31%) SSL
5 3 (2.59%) Broadband
5 3 (2.59%) Intranet
6 2 (1.72%) IPsec
6 2 (1.72%) LAN
6 2 (1.72%) NAS
6 2 (1.72%) SSH
6 2 (1.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.86%) IPX
7 1 (0.86%) SMS
7 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.69%) DB2
3 16 (13.79%) PowerCenter
4 15 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.76%) OLTP
6 6 (5.17%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.72%) HBase
9 2 (1.72%) Impala
9 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) ChangeMan
1 10 (8.62%) Introscope
2 2 (1.72%) Ant
2 2 (1.72%) Flyway
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (0.86%) Selenium
3 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (53.45%) Finance
2 25 (21.55%) Banking
3 15 (12.93%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (12.07%) Administrator
2 14 (12.07%) Developer
3 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (8.62%) MVS Operator
4 10 (8.62%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Unix Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Unix Operator
6 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) DBA
7 5 (4.31%) SAS Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Unix DBA
9 3 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) SOAP
2 9 (7.76%) ISPF
3 6 (5.17%) .NET
3 6 (5.17%) HTML
3 6 (5.17%) jQuery
3 6 (5.17%) XML
4 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.31%) CSS
4 5 (4.31%) HTML5
4 5 (4.31%) J2EE
4 5 (4.31%) Laravel
4 5 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.45%) JDBC
5 4 (3.45%) JNDI
5 4 (3.45%) SAP XI
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
5 4 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.31%) Mainframe
2 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
4 17 (14.66%) HACMP
5 15 (12.93%) Clustering
6 10 (8.62%) iSeries
6 10 (8.62%) N-Tier
7 8 (6.90%) AS400
8 5 (4.31%) Data Integration
9 4 (3.45%) e-Health
10 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.59%) LPAR
10 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.72%) Statistics
11 2 (1.72%) VSAM
12 1 (0.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 68 (58.62%) Windows
2 27 (23.28%) MVS
3 26 (22.41%) Linux
4 20 (17.24%) Windows NT
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.48%) AIX
7 10 (8.62%) Solaris
7 10 (8.62%) zOS
8 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.59%) VMS
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.86%) NetWare
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (12.07%) Change Management
4 11 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.62%) Migration
6 9 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.90%) Service Management
7 8 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.03%) Analytics
8 7 (6.03%) DevOps
8 7 (6.03%) High Availability
8 7 (6.03%) Requirements Management
8 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.17%) Project Management
9 6 (5.17%) Validation
10 5 (4.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) SQL
2 22 (18.97%) Shell Script
3 21 (18.10%) Java
4 13 (11.21%) JCL
5 8 (6.90%) REXX
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.17%) C#
7 6 (5.17%) Python
8 5 (4.31%) PHP
8 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.31%) VB
9 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.45%) Jython
9 4 (3.45%) Korn
10 3 (2.59%) AWK
10 3 (2.59%) Perl
10 3 (2.59%) sed
11 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) ISEB
3 2 (1.72%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.72%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.72%) OSCP
3 2 (1.72%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.55%) SLA
2 7 (6.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.31%) ISO 8583
4 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (6.90%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.17%) GPFS
5 6 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.59%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.72%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) Control-M
2 15 (12.93%) Tivoli
3 13 (11.21%) CA Wily
4 6 (5.17%) MAINVIEW
5 5 (4.31%) SCOM
6 2 (1.72%) Ansible
6 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.72%) Puppet
7 1 (0.86%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Oracle
2 25 (21.55%) IBM
3 21 (18.10%) Remedy
4 14 (12.07%) VMware
5 13 (11.21%) Informatica
6 10 (8.62%) Intel
7 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.90%) NetApp
8 5 (4.31%) SAP
9 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.45%) CA
9 4 (3.45%) EMC
9 4 (3.45%) NetQoS
9 4 (3.45%) Nimsoft
9 4 (3.45%) Symantec
10 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.59%) Veritas
11 2 (1.72%) Citrix
11 2 (1.72%) HP
11 2 (1.72%) ILOG