Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Unix 81 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.08% 5.13% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.15% 18.98% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £311 £393 £334
90th Percentile £488 £548 £532
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -36.11% -40.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £11.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +300.00% -58.56% -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 402 374 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.19% 27.00% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 165 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £386 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +10.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £185 £286 £218
90th Percentile £517 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.25 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -1.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £11.33 £8.85 £11.08
90th Percentile £24.60 £18.00 £19.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unix.

1 51 (62.96%) Linux
2 34 (41.98%) Oracle
3 32 (39.51%) Finance
4 30 (37.04%) SQL
5 28 (34.57%) Banking
6 22 (27.16%) DB2
6 22 (27.16%) Windows
7 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 16 (19.75%) Korn
8 16 (19.75%) Ansible
9 15 (18.52%) IBM
10 14 (17.28%) Solaris
10 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.81%) J2EE
12 12 (14.81%) Python
12 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.81%) VMware
13 11 (13.58%) DB2 UDB
13 11 (13.58%) WebSphere
13 11 (13.58%) JIRA
13 11 (13.58%) Spanish Language
13 11 (13.58%) Java
13 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
13 11 (13.58%) Tivoli
13 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
14 10 (12.35%) SLA
14 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.35%) YAML

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 11 (13.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Confluence
4 3 (3.70%) CMS
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.47%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
5 2 (2.47%) SAS
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.94%) PaaS
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) DNS
1 5 (6.17%) SAN
2 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (3.70%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) Intranet
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) DB2
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.58%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.64%) MySQL
5 7 (8.64%) PowerCenter
6 6 (7.41%) Big Data
6 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.70%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.70%) Redis
10 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.47%) GIS
10 2 (2.47%) HBase
11 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.23%) OLTP
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.17%) GitLab
4 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Introscope
5 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 28 (34.57%) Banking
3 11 (13.58%) Spanish Language
4 7 (8.64%) Retail
5 6 (7.41%) Retail Banking
6 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.23%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Administrator
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) DBA
4 10 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Coordinator
8 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.94%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.70%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) J2EE
2 10 (12.35%) YAML
3 8 (9.88%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) CGI
5 3 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.70%) Kafka
6 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.47%) HTML
6 2 (2.47%) JSP
6 2 (2.47%) LAMP
6 2 (2.47%) LDAP
6 2 (2.47%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (2.47%) Spring
7 1 (1.23%) Middleware
7 1 (1.23%) SAML
7 1 (1.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) e-Health
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) HACMP
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Windows
3 14 (17.28%) Solaris
4 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.64%) AIX
6 4 (4.94%) zOS
7 2 (2.47%) Android
7 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.47%) MVS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (11.11%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (11.11%) Security Management
4 8 (9.88%) Change Management
4 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) High Availability
6 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (7.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 16 (19.75%) Korn
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 11 (13.58%) Java
6 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
7 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.17%) Perl
9 4 (4.94%) C++
9 4 (4.94%) VC++
10 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.47%) PHP
11 2 (2.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) RHCE
3 3 (3.70%) MCSE
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) CISA
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) CRISC
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) VCP5
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
2 6 (7.41%) GDPR
3 4 (4.94%) PMO
4 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (3.70%) Docker
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.47%) HDFS
5 1 (1.23%) GPFS
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Ansible
2 11 (13.58%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.41%) Cobbler
3 6 (7.41%) Netcool
3 6 (7.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (4.94%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (4.94%) Control-M
5 3 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (2.47%) Kibana
6 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 2 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) IBM
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) CA
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) Remedy
5 5 (6.17%) Nimsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.94%) Veritas
7 3 (3.70%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.70%) EMC
7 3 (3.70%) Hortonworks
7 3 (3.70%) hybris
7 3 (3.70%) SAP
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix
8 2 (2.47%) Cognos
8 2 (2.47%) Demandware
8 2 (2.47%) Fiserv
8 2 (2.47%) NetApp