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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 34 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 25 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.22% 6.06% 5.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.24% 23.89% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £338 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £30.58
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +22.64%

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
164 180 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.66% 25.35% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 93
Median daily rate £355 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.56% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unix.

1 53 (60.23%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
5 22 (25.00%) Oracle
5 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (20.45%) Finance
7 17 (19.32%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) CEH
7 17 (19.32%) Information Assurance
8 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 15 (17.05%) Security Testing
9 15 (17.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.91%) SQL
11 12 (13.64%) Java
11 12 (13.64%) J2EE
11 12 (13.64%) Windows NT
11 12 (13.64%) Internet
11 12 (13.64%) Scrum
11 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.50%) Banking
12 11 (12.50%) Retail
12 11 (12.50%) Mainframe
12 11 (12.50%) Tivoli
12 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.50%) ITIL
12 11 (12.50%) CA Wily
12 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.82%) Apache
1 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.14%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 5 (5.68%) MS Project
4 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) Firewall
2 12 (13.64%) Internet
3 9 (10.23%) SAN
3 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.09%) IPsec
5 6 (6.82%) DMZ
5 6 (6.82%) FTP
5 6 (6.82%) LAN
5 6 (6.82%) NAS
5 6 (6.82%) SMTP
5 6 (6.82%) SSH
5 6 (6.82%) SSL
5 6 (6.82%) WAN
5 6 (6.82%) Wireless
5 6 (6.82%) WLAN
6 5 (5.68%) ADSL
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.68%) MPLS
6 5 (5.68%) VoIP
6 5 (5.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.68%) Big Data
3 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.55%) DB2
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
4 4 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.14%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) Introscope
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
2 11 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Analyst
2 10 (11.36%) Developer
3 9 (10.23%) Architect
4 6 (6.82%) Consultant
4 6 (6.82%) Information Assurance Leader
5 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Administrator
6 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (4.55%) Information Specialist
6 4 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.55%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Unix Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) J2EE
2 8 (9.09%) Spring
3 7 (7.95%) XML
4 6 (6.82%) Node.js
4 6 (6.82%) SOAP
5 5 (5.68%) 802.1X
5 5 (5.68%) JMS
5 5 (5.68%) REST
6 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.55%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) React
6 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.27%) Java EE
7 2 (2.27%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.14%) JDBC
8 1 (1.14%) JNDI
8 1 (1.14%) JSON
8 1 (1.14%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 9 (10.23%) Cryptography
3 8 (9.09%) CESG
3 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.82%) Clustering
5 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) IVR
8 2 (2.27%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.14%) BYOD
9 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.14%) Statistics
9 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.23%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 12 (13.64%) Windows NT
4 8 (9.09%) MVS
5 6 (6.82%) Solaris
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.41%) zOS
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.14%) HPUX
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Information Assurance
2 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 15 (17.05%) Security Testing
3 15 (17.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.64%) Scrum
6 11 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (12.50%) ITIL
6 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 10 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.95%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (7.95%) Fuzz Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Migration
11 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Information Security
11 6 (6.82%) Patch Management
11 6 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (3.41%) C++
5 3 (3.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.27%) Scala
6 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Jython
7 1 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) CEH
3 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.36%) CREST Certified
4 10 (11.36%) OSCP
5 8 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.14%) CISM
6 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) RMADS
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.14%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) CA Wily
1 11 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.68%) Nexpose
2 5 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.55%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) Control-M
5 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco
3 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 5 (5.68%) Altiris
4 5 (5.68%) ArcSight
4 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
4 5 (5.68%) F5
4 5 (5.68%) FireEye
4 5 (5.68%) GFI Software
4 5 (5.68%) Intel Security
4 5 (5.68%) Juniper
4 5 (5.68%) LogRhythm
4 5 (5.68%) Rapid7
4 5 (5.68%) SAP
4 5 (5.68%) Sourcefire
4 5 (5.68%) Symantec
4 5 (5.68%) TippingPoint
4 5 (5.68%) VMware
5 4 (4.55%) KANA