Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 44 20
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 37 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.16% 4.83% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.38% 20.92% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% -8.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £355 £360 £352
90th Percentile £483 £470 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £407 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.63% -11.11% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.50
10th Percentile £11.10 - £11.25
90th Percentile £14.00 - £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £19.00

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 325 392 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.78% 23.09% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 151
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £397 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% -0.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £160 £165 £263
90th Percentile £500 £503 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.27 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.44% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.05 £8.85
90th Percentile £38.13 £21.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +20.00% -5.84%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) Change Management
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 12 (32.43%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Citrix
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (24.32%) Service Management
9 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
9 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.62%) ITSM
10 8 (21.62%) BMC
11 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (16.22%) DB2
12 6 (16.22%) Tivoli
12 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
13 5 (13.51%) Remedy
13 5 (13.51%) Mainframe

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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) JRun
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Broadband
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) NAS
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ChangeMan
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.81%) Server Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) ODBC
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.70%) ISPF
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.70%) HACMP
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Change Management
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
4 9 (24.32%) Service Management
5 8 (21.62%) ITSM
6 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) Server Hardening
9 2 (5.41%) Server Management
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JCL
3 2 (5.41%) Korn
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) C-shell
4 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) DV Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCDBA
4 5 (13.51%) MCITP
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCIE
8 1 (2.70%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (2.70%) Samba
7 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.81%) Ansible
3 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) BMC
5 5 (13.51%) F5
5 5 (13.51%) Remedy
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Unisys
7 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.41%) Intel
8 1 (2.70%) Centrify
8 1 (2.70%) GUPTA
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Sun