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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing UNIX 52 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.00% 7.63% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.96% 27.45% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 18
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£388 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £440
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 £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
186 204 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.45% 27.79% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 63
Average daily rate £285 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.50 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 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 20 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 (56.41%) Windows
2 47 (40.17%) Oracle
3 45 (38.46%) SQL
3 45 (38.46%) Finance
4 28 (23.93%) Linux
5 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.66%) SLA
6 23 (19.66%) Java
7 22 (18.80%) Windows NT
8 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
8 20 (17.09%) ITIL
8 20 (17.09%) Mainframe
8 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (16.24%) Citrix
10 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (15.38%) MCSE
10 18 (15.38%) Service Management
10 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
11 16 (13.68%) Change Management
11 16 (13.68%) Banking
12 15 (12.82%) Control-M
12 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
13 14 (11.97%) PowerCenter
14 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 13 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (10.26%) VB
15 12 (10.26%) .NET
15 12 (10.26%) MS Exchange

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.84%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (5.98%) IIS
6 6 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.42%) Apache
8 4 (3.42%) SAS
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.42%) Liferay
9 2 (1.71%) CICS
9 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.71%) FileNet
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (6.84%) Staffware
3 7 (5.98%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.71%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.71%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) SAN
2 7 (5.98%) NAS
3 6 (5.13%) Firewall
4 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 4 (3.42%) HTTP
5 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.42%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.42%) LDAP
5 4 (3.42%) Intranet
6 2 (1.71%) WAN
6 2 (1.71%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) WLAN
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) ADSL
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.85%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) X.400
7 1 (0.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.97%) PowerCenter
3 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.55%) DB2
4 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.42%) DTS
8 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.71%) Ingres
9 2 (1.71%) OLTP
10 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.85%) OLAP
10 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.85%) Informix
10 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Selenium
2 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.42%) Ant
4 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.42%) Introscope
5 3 (2.56%) JMeter
6 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) MyEclipse
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 7 (5.98%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.42%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 14 (11.97%) Administrator
4 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (6.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Test Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Deployment Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.56%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) Web Services
3 8 (6.84%) J2EE
4 6 (5.13%) HTML
5 4 (3.42%) WebCenter
5 4 (3.42%) Java EE
5 4 (3.42%) SOAP
6 3 (2.56%) jQuery
7 2 (1.71%) XML
7 2 (1.71%) Ajax
7 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.71%) Struts
7 2 (1.71%) XHTML
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.85%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) JSF
8 1 (0.85%) JSP
8 1 (0.85%) XSLT
8 1 (0.85%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Mainframe
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) EPoS
2 5 (4.27%) Clustering
3 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 2 (1.71%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.85%) HACMP
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) Linux
3 22 (18.80%) Windows NT
4 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.26%) MVS
6 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.84%) AIX
8 7 (5.98%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.56%) Solaris
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.85%) OS/390
12 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Service Management
3 16 (13.68%) Change Management
4 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.55%) Migration
5 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.98%) Workflow
7 7 (5.98%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (5.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.27%) Line Management
9 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.27%) BDD
9 5 (4.27%) TDD
10 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) SQL
2 23 (19.66%) Java
3 12 (10.26%) VB
4 11 (9.40%) C#
5 9 (7.69%) VBScript
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.27%) Perl
8 4 (3.42%) JCL
9 2 (1.71%) AWK
9 2 (1.71%) VB6
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.71%) COBOL
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) MCSE
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.40%) MCP
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (5.13%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.13%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.85%) HDFS
7 1 (0.85%) GPFS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Control-M
2 12 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.84%) CA Wily
3 8 (6.84%) TIBCO Hawk
4 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.13%) BladeLogic
5 5 (4.27%) OVSD
6 4 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.56%) SCOM
8 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.71%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.85%) Netcool
9 1 (0.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Oracle
2 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.24%) Citrix
4 12 (10.26%) IBM
5 11 (9.40%) VMware
6 9 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 9 (7.69%) Remedy
7 8 (6.84%) Intel
8 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.13%) Informatica
10 4 (3.42%) NetApp
10 4 (3.42%) EMC
10 4 (3.42%) SAP
10 4 (3.42%) FatWire
11 2 (1.71%) Northgate
11 2 (1.71%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.71%) HP
11 2 (1.71%) BMC
11 2 (1.71%) Kofax
11 2 (1.71%) ReadSoft
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