Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 40 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 61 84 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.66% 4.79% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.04% 22.46% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 38
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £393 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -17.37% +22.58%
10th Percentile £247 £214 £346
90th Percentile £505 £500 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% -52.83% -

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 358 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.35% 21.31% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 135
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £184 £200 £200
90th Percentile £499 £500 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £360 £388
% change year-on-year +4.17% -7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +22.41% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.59 £11.45
90th Percentile £22.25 £21.00 £16.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 42 (68.85%) Linux
2 29 (47.54%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) VMware
4 24 (39.34%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) Change Management
6 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
6 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) DB2
8 16 (26.23%) Oracle
9 14 (22.95%) ITIL
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.95%) Finance
10 13 (21.31%) Citrix
10 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
10 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
10 13 (21.31%) Ansible
10 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (19.67%) ITIL V3
11 12 (19.67%) Service Management
12 11 (18.03%) ITSM
12 11 (18.03%) LDAP
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
13 10 (16.39%) SLA
14 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
14 9 (14.75%) High Availability
14 9 (14.75%) Self-Motivation

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 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
1 13 (21.31%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Temenos T24
2 4 (6.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) IaaS
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Broadband
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) NAS
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) DB2
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.28%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.92%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Applications Support
3 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) DBA
5 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Support Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.56%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Hadoop Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Operator
8 3 (4.92%) SOC Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) LDAP
2 5 (8.20%) YAML
3 3 (4.92%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
4 2 (3.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Linux
2 29 (47.54%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) AIX
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Change Management
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (19.67%) ITIL V3
4 12 (19.67%) Service Management
5 11 (18.03%) ITSM
6 9 (14.75%) High Availability
7 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
7 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Security Management
11 4 (6.56%) CRM
11 4 (6.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.84%) Korn
4 6 (9.84%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) C-shell
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) MCDBA
5 5 (8.20%) MCITP
6 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) MCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) RHCE
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.28%) CEH
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.28%) GCIH
8 2 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) SSCP
9 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) HDFS
5 1 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Ansible
2 6 (9.84%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.92%) OVSD
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.64%) Puppet
6 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) VMware
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.48%) BMC
7 6 (9.84%) NetApp
8 5 (8.20%) F5
8 5 (8.20%) Remedy
9 3 (4.92%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) Lumension
9 3 (4.92%) Veritas
10 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
10 2 (3.28%) Intel
11 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
11 1 (1.64%) Centrify
11 1 (1.64%) Sun
11 1 (1.64%) Unisys