Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Unix 91 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.83% 5.72% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.12% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -10.81% +44.53%
10th Percentile £303 £227 £320
90th Percentile £510 £550 £539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +128.00% - -

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 364 412 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.33% 27.09% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 157 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £361 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £190 £254 £213
90th Percentile £507 £538 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £366 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -8.63% +8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +28.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.94% +18.03% -3.17%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 67 (73.63%) Linux
2 40 (43.96%) Oracle
3 36 (39.56%) SQL
3 36 (39.56%) Finance
4 28 (30.77%) DB2
5 26 (28.57%) Windows
6 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
7 22 (24.18%) VMware
7 22 (24.18%) Banking
8 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
9 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.98%) Ansible
10 19 (20.88%) Mainframe
11 18 (19.78%) Solaris
12 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.58%) Change Management
13 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (17.58%) Korn
14 15 (16.48%) Java
15 14 (15.38%) Python
15 14 (15.38%) SLA
15 14 (15.38%) Spanish Language
15 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (13.19%) YAML
17 12 (13.19%) Incident Management
17 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (12.09%) DB2 UDB

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 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) IIS
4 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.59%) Confluence
6 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.30%) nginx
9 2 (2.20%) Apache
9 2 (2.20%) NetWeaver
10 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Temenos T24
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) IaaS
2 3 (3.30%) PaaS
3 2 (2.20%) GitHub
3 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) DNS
2 6 (6.59%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) SAN
4 4 (4.40%) LAN
4 4 (4.40%) WAN
4 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.30%) SSL
6 1 (1.10%) FTP
6 1 (1.10%) HTTP
6 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) DB2
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.09%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (10.99%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.89%) MySQL
5 9 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.69%) Big Data
6 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.69%) PowerCenter
7 6 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.49%) Data Lake
8 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.30%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.30%) Redis
11 2 (2.20%) GIS
11 2 (2.20%) HBase
11 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.79%) JIRA
2 5 (5.49%) GitLab
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.10%) Introscope
4 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Spanish Language
4 11 (12.09%) Retail
5 10 (10.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.30%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.30%) French Language
6 3 (3.30%) German Language
6 3 (3.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Back Office
7 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Administrator
2 12 (13.19%) DBA
3 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.59%) Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Junior
8 4 (4.40%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) YAML
2 8 (8.79%) LDAP
3 7 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (5.49%) J2EE
4 5 (5.49%) Java EE
4 5 (5.49%) Web Services
5 4 (4.40%) Kafka
6 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.20%) LAMP
7 2 (2.20%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (2.20%) Spring
8 1 (1.10%) CGI
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.10%) SAML
8 1 (1.10%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Mainframe
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.99%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.79%) Clustering
6 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.40%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (3.30%) AS400
9 2 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.10%) Cyberattack
10 1 (1.10%) e-Health
10 1 (1.10%) Fintech
10 1 (1.10%) HACMP
10 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 67 (73.63%) Linux
2 26 (28.57%) Windows
3 18 (19.78%) Solaris
4 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.59%) AIX
6 5 (5.49%) zOS
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.20%) Android
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.20%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.10%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) MVS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Change Management
2 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.19%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.09%) Migration
5 11 (12.09%) Security Management
6 10 (10.99%) High Availability
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL
6 10 (10.99%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 10 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.89%) Service Management
8 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.79%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.79%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.79%) Release Management
8 8 (8.79%) SDLC
9 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) Bash Shell
3 16 (17.58%) Korn
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 14 (15.38%) Python
6 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) C++
8 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.40%) VC++
9 3 (3.30%) Scala
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
1 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) RHCE
3 3 (3.30%) CISA
3 3 (3.30%) CRISC
3 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) CEH
4 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) GCIH
4 2 (2.20%) SSCP
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) PMO
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.30%) HDFS
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.20%) Docker
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) GPFS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) Ansible
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (5.49%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.30%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.30%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.30%) Kibana
4 3 (3.30%) OVSD
5 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.10%) Control-M
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.10%) logstash
6 1 (1.10%) Netcool
6 1 (1.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Oracle
2 22 (24.18%) VMware
3 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.79%) IBM
5 8 (8.79%) Remedy
6 6 (6.59%) Veritas
7 5 (5.49%) CA
7 5 (5.49%) hybris
7 5 (5.49%) NetApp
7 5 (5.49%) SAP
8 4 (4.40%) Ab Initio
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix
8 4 (4.40%) Google
8 4 (4.40%) HP
8 4 (4.40%) Nimsoft
9 3 (3.30%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.30%) JDA
9 3 (3.30%) Lumension
10 2 (2.20%) BMC