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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing UNIX 46 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.97% 4.63% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 17.89% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
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£450 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
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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
184 190 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.90% 25.85% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 21
Average daily rate £315 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 59 (58.42%) Finance
2 46 (45.54%) Windows
3 41 (40.59%) Oracle
4 28 (27.72%) SQL
5 25 (24.75%) Service Management
5 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
6 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
7 22 (21.78%) VMware
8 21 (20.79%) Windows NT
9 20 (19.80%) Mainframe
10 19 (18.81%) PowerCenter
11 18 (17.82%) SLA
11 18 (17.82%) Banking
12 17 (16.83%) SAN
13 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (14.85%) ITIL
14 15 (14.85%) Citrix
14 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (13.86%) Informatica
15 14 (13.86%) Java
15 14 (13.86%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (13.86%) MCSE
15 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
16 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
16 13 (12.87%) Linux
16 13 (12.87%) Clustering

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
1 9 (8.91%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.96%) SAS
5 2 (1.98%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (7.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) SAN
2 9 (8.91%) NAS
3 6 (5.94%) LAN
3 6 (5.94%) WAN
4 5 (4.95%) WLAN
5 2 (1.98%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) SSH
5 2 (1.98%) DMZ
5 2 (1.98%) MPLS
5 2 (1.98%) DHCP
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) ADSL
5 2 (1.98%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) SMS
6 1 (0.99%) SMTP
6 1 (0.99%) X.400
6 1 (0.99%) X.500
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) PowerCenter
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 14 (13.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.95%) OLTP
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.98%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) Ingres
6 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) OLAP
7 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.99%) HBase
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Selenium
2 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
2 6 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.96%) JMeter
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Toad
4 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) ProC
5 1 (0.99%) PVCS
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (58.42%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Spanish Language
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Architect
3 13 (12.87%) Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Test Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) Java EE
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) XML
5 2 (1.98%) XHTML
5 2 (1.98%) jQuery
5 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) HTML5
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.99%) JSP
6 1 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Mainframe
2 13 (12.87%) Clustering
2 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) HACMP
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) Windows NT
3 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.87%) Linux
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 2000
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.93%) MVS
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.95%) Solaris
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.97%) SUSE
11 3 (2.97%) HPUX
12 2 (1.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Service Management
2 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Change Management
6 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (6.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.94%) Line Management
8 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.94%) BDD
8 6 (5.94%) TDD
8 6 (5.94%) Migration
9 5 (4.95%) ETL
9 5 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) Analytics
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) Java
3 10 (9.90%) C#
4 8 (7.92%) VBScript
5 7 (6.93%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) C
7 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.96%) C++
7 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.97%) VB
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) AWK
9 2 (1.98%) VB6
9 2 (1.98%) Korn
9 2 (1.98%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.98%) COBOL
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (13.86%) MCSE
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
3 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) MCP
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) ISEB
6 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.92%) Terminal Services
3 8 (7.92%) ISA Server
3 8 (7.92%) VMware ESX
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) Firmware
5 2 (1.98%) NFS
5 2 (1.98%) GPFS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.99%) Samba
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Control-M
2 8 (7.92%) BladeLogic
3 7 (6.93%) SCOM
4 6 (5.94%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.95%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.96%) OVSD
6 4 (3.96%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.97%) YaST
8 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.99%) Netcool
9 1 (0.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.99%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Oracle
2 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.78%) VMware
4 15 (14.85%) Citrix
5 14 (13.86%) Informatica
6 12 (11.88%) Intel
7 5 (4.95%) Remedy
7 5 (4.95%) NetApp
7 5 (4.95%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
8 3 (2.97%) Veritas
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.98%) Symantec
9 2 (1.98%) Altiris
9 2 (1.98%) Sun
9 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.98%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Northgate
10 1 (0.99%) Cognos
10 1 (0.99%) HP
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