Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Unix 87 103 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.90% 8.27% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.60% 34.92% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 32
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £261 £350 £248
90th Percentile £500 £550 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +10.34%
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 385 295 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.69% 23.69% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 140 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £202 £200 £231
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -3.31% +0.67% +24.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 39
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £16.15 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017, 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 53 (60.92%) Linux
2 38 (43.68%) Windows
3 31 (35.63%) Finance
4 29 (33.33%) SQL
4 29 (33.33%) Oracle
5 26 (29.89%) Banking
6 23 (26.44%) Ansible
7 21 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 19 (21.84%) VMware
9 18 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (19.54%) DB2
11 15 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.09%) Python
12 14 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (14.94%) Remedy
13 13 (14.94%) JIRA
14 12 (13.79%) Migration
14 12 (13.79%) ITIL
15 11 (12.64%) LDAP
15 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.49%) Perl
16 10 (11.49%) SLA
16 10 (11.49%) IBM
16 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
16 10 (11.49%) Change Management
17 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared

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 5 (5.75%) Confluence
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) LDAP
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.15%) Extranet
3 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.15%) IPsec
3 1 (1.15%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) SMTP
3 1 (1.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) DB2
2 14 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.20%) DB2 UDB
5 7 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.05%) MySQL
5 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) Big Data
8 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.30%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.30%) HBase
9 2 (2.30%) Impala
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.30%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) JIRA
2 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.60%) GitLab
5 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) International Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
7 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Administrator
2 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) DBA
5 7 (8.05%) Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Unix Developer
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (4.60%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) HTML
1 7 (8.05%) YAML
2 6 (6.90%) J2EE
2 6 (6.90%) ODBC
2 6 (6.90%) XML
3 4 (4.60%) CGI
4 3 (3.45%) Kafka
5 2 (2.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) EJB
6 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.15%) JAAS
6 1 (1.15%) JSP
6 1 (1.15%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (1.15%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Clustering
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) LPAR
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.15%) CESG
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.92%) Linux
2 38 (43.68%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.75%) AIX
6 4 (4.60%) Solaris
7 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.30%) VMS
9 1 (1.15%) MVS
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
4 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.49%) Change Management
6 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.05%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Task Automation
7 7 (8.05%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.90%) Security Management
8 6 (6.90%) Web Development
9 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Fraud Detection
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.60%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.09%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) Perl
5 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.34%) Korn
6 8 (9.20%) Java
7 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 6 (6.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.30%) Scala
10 2 (2.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) MCSE
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) MCP
5 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.30%) RHCE
7 1 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) OCA
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.15%) VCP5
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.15%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (26.44%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.75%) Control-M
3 5 (5.75%) Netcool
3 5 (5.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (5.75%) SCCM
4 4 (4.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.45%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.30%) OpenView
6 2 (2.30%) OVSD
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) SCOM
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (21.84%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) Remedy
4 10 (11.49%) IBM
5 8 (9.20%) BMC
5 8 (9.20%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.75%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.75%) CA
7 5 (5.75%) CyberArk
7 5 (5.75%) HP
7 5 (5.75%) Nimsoft
8 4 (4.60%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco
10 2 (2.30%) EMC
10 2 (2.30%) SAP
10 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.15%) Cognos
11 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks