Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -29 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 76 88 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.54% 7.28% 6.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.79% 28.21% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00% -5.96%
10th Percentile £355 £351 £296
90th Percentile £435 £548 £494
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £11.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.11% -40.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year - -31.53% -7.50%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 384 312 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.95% 25.83% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 150 142
Milton Keynes median daily rate £394 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +2.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £191
90th Percentile £503 £538 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £370 £380
% change year-on-year +1.35% -2.63% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.79% +14.30%
10th Percentile £11.74 £8.85 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £18.00 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.42% +13.29%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Milton Keynes

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Milton Keynes

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Milton Keynes

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 45 (59.21%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 30 (39.47%) Finance
4 28 (36.84%) Banking
5 27 (35.53%) SQL
6 23 (30.26%) Oracle
6 23 (30.26%) Ansible
7 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 17 (22.37%) DB2
9 16 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (19.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (19.74%) JIRA
11 14 (18.42%) Python
12 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.47%) Perl
13 11 (14.47%) Remedy
14 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.16%) Korn
14 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (11.84%) Nimsoft
15 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
15 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
15 9 (11.84%) DB2 UDB
15 9 (11.84%) Retail Banking
15 9 (11.84%) DevOps
15 9 (11.84%) VMware
15 9 (11.84%) LDAP
15 9 (11.84%) CA

Unix
Co-occurring 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 (7.89%) Confluence
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.95%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) SAS
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
1 2 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) NAS
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) DB2
2 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.84%) DB2 UDB
5 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.89%) MySQL
7 4 (5.26%) Big Data
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.63%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.63%) HBase
9 2 (2.63%) Impala
9 2 (2.63%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) JIRA
2 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) GitLab
5 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 28 (36.84%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Retail Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) International Banking
6 3 (3.95%) Retail
7 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Administrator
2 10 (13.16%) DBA
2 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) LDAP Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Unix Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.95%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) SAS Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) LDAP
2 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 8 (10.53%) J2EE
2 8 (10.53%) YAML
3 7 (9.21%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) CGI
5 3 (3.95%) Kafka
5 3 (3.95%) ODBC
6 2 (2.63%) .NET
6 2 (2.63%) JSP
7 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Solaris
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) AIX
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) MVS
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (19.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (11.84%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 7 (9.21%) Capacity Management
7 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.21%) Security Management
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
8 6 (7.89%) Task Automation
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Fraud Detection
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.95%) Content Management
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (18.42%) Python
4 11 (14.47%) Perl
5 10 (13.16%) Korn
6 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.89%) Java
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
8 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
9 2 (2.63%) VB
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) OCA
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.32%) RHCE
3 1 (1.32%) VCP5
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.32%) Docker
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Ansible
2 9 (11.84%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.89%) Netcool
3 6 (7.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (6.58%) Control-M
5 4 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (3.95%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (2.63%) SCCM
8 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Nagios
8 1 (1.32%) SCOM
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Remedy
3 9 (11.84%) CA
3 9 (11.84%) IBM
3 9 (11.84%) Nimsoft
3 9 (11.84%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.58%) BMC
6 4 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.95%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.95%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) Cognos
8 2 (2.63%) Fiserv
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.32%) SOTI