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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 55 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.81% 8.70% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.79% 29.77% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 19
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£381 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £169 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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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
173 215 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.41% 29.21% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 66
Average daily rate £275 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.16 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 66 (60.00%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) Oracle
3 45 (40.91%) SQL
4 41 (37.27%) Finance
5 31 (28.18%) Linux
6 25 (22.73%) Java
7 22 (20.00%) SLA
7 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.09%) Windows NT
9 20 (18.18%) Change Management
10 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
10 18 (16.36%) ITIL
10 18 (16.36%) Citrix
11 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (15.45%) Mainframe
11 17 (15.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
11 17 (15.45%) MCSE
11 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
13 14 (12.73%) Banking
13 14 (12.73%) Service Management
14 13 (11.82%) PowerCenter
14 13 (11.82%) Web Services
14 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
15 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.91%) J2EE
15 12 (10.91%) IBM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 17 (15.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (6.36%) IIS
6 6 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.64%) Liferay
8 4 (3.64%) SAS
8 4 (3.64%) Apache
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.82%) FileNet
9 2 (1.82%) CICS
10 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (7.27%) Staffware
3 7 (6.36%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.82%) AWD
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) SAN
2 8 (7.27%) LDAP
3 6 (5.45%) NAS
4 5 (4.55%) Internet
4 5 (4.55%) Firewall
5 4 (3.64%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.64%) HTTP
5 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.91%) X.400
6 1 (0.91%) X.500
6 1 (0.91%) LAN
6 1 (0.91%) SMS
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) SMTP
6 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.82%) PowerCenter
3 10 (9.09%) DB2
3 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.27%) DTS
6 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.82%) OLTP
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.91%) HBase
10 1 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.91%) Big Data
10 1 (0.91%) Informix
10 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.91%) OLAP
10 1 (0.91%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Selenium
2 5 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.64%) Introscope
3 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Ant
4 3 (2.73%) JMeter
5 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) MyEclipse
General
1 41 (37.27%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Banking
3 10 (9.09%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.91%) International Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Architect
2 14 (12.73%) Administrator
3 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) Deployment Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (6.36%) Test Manager
5 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.45%) Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Consultant
8 3 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.73%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (1.82%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Web Services
2 12 (10.91%) J2EE
3 11 (10.00%) .NET
4 8 (7.27%) SOAP
5 4 (3.64%) WebCenter
6 3 (2.73%) HTML
7 2 (1.82%) Ajax
7 2 (1.82%) jQuery
7 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.82%) Java EE
7 2 (1.82%) Struts
7 2 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.91%) XSLT
8 1 (0.91%) JSP
8 1 (0.91%) XHTML
8 1 (0.91%) ICEfaces
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Mainframe
2 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) EPoS
3 5 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) HACMP
7 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (60.00%) Windows
2 31 (28.18%) Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Windows NT
4 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.09%) MVS
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.27%) AIX
8 7 (6.36%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) Solaris
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.91%) OS/390
11 1 (0.91%) zOS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Change Management
2 18 (16.36%) ITIL
3 14 (12.73%) Service Management
4 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.09%) Migration
7 8 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.36%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.36%) Workflow
9 6 (5.45%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.55%) BDD
10 5 (4.55%) Line Management
10 5 (4.55%) ETL
10 5 (4.55%) TDD
11 4 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) SQL
2 25 (22.73%) Java
3 11 (10.00%) VB
4 10 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (8.18%) VBScript
6 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.73%) JCL
9 2 (1.82%) C++
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) COBOL
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (15.45%) MCSE
2 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.09%) MCP
5 7 (6.36%) Degree
6 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (5.45%) ISA Server
3 6 (5.45%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) HDFS
6 1 (0.91%) GPFS
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Control-M
1 11 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.27%) TIBCO Hawk
2 8 (7.27%) CA Wily
3 6 (5.45%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.64%) OVSD
6 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.73%) SCOM
7 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.91%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Oracle
2 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.36%) Citrix
4 12 (10.91%) IBM
5 11 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (8.18%) TIBCO
7 8 (7.27%) Intel
8 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.36%) Remedy
9 5 (4.55%) Informatica
10 4 (3.64%) FatWire
10 4 (3.64%) SAP
10 4 (3.64%) EMC
10 4 (3.64%) NetApp
11 2 (1.82%) Kofax
11 2 (1.82%) ReadSoft
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) BMC
11 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.91%) Veritas
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