Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Unix 97 87 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.18% 6.07% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.32% 28.43% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 35
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +48.44% -8.57%
10th Percentile £215 £345 £248
90th Percentile £550 £540 £452
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £419 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +28.85% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 416 306 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 26.51% 21.35% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 130 157
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +11.43% +14.66%
10th Percentile £213 £226 £247
90th Percentile £538 £500 £505
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -1.37% -2.10%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £18.70 £19.50 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.13 £15.75
% change year-on-year +19.01% -3.97% +12.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 71 (73.20%) Linux
2 57 (58.76%) Windows
3 32 (32.99%) Oracle
4 31 (31.96%) VMware
5 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
6 23 (23.71%) Incident Management
6 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (21.65%) ITIL
7 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
8 20 (20.62%) Finance
9 18 (18.56%) Remedy
9 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
10 15 (15.46%) Nimsoft
10 15 (15.46%) Shell Script
10 15 (15.46%) Migration
10 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.46%) CA
10 15 (15.46%) SQL
11 14 (14.43%) LDAP
12 13 (13.40%) DV Cleared
12 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (13.40%) Ansible
13 12 (12.37%) DevOps
13 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (12.37%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.37%) Change Management
13 12 (12.37%) Citrix

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 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
1 7 (7.22%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.19%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.09%) LiveCycle
4 3 (3.09%) SAS
5 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.09%) Staffware
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) LDAP
2 7 (7.22%) BIG-IP
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) SAN
4 4 (4.12%) Internet
4 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.09%) Network Security
6 2 (2.06%) ATM
6 2 (2.06%) DNS
6 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.06%) SMTP
7 1 (1.03%) Extranet
7 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.03%) FTP
7 1 (1.03%) HTTP
7 1 (1.03%) Intranet
7 1 (1.03%) IPsec
7 1 (1.03%) NAS
7 1 (1.03%) SSH
7 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) DB2
2 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.03%) GIS
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.22%) JIRA
2 6 (6.19%) SonarQube
2 6 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (5.15%) Introscope
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Administrator
2 14 (14.43%) Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Monitoring Specialist
4 11 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.15%) Tester
8 5 (5.15%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.12%) Active Directory Support
9 4 (4.12%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (4.12%) Security Penetration Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Security Tester
10 3 (3.09%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) ODBC
2 1 (1.03%) EJB
2 1 (1.03%) JAAS
2 1 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.25%) Clustering
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.15%) e-Health
6 4 (4.12%) LPAR
6 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.06%) CESG
7 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.06%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) IVR
8 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Linux
2 57 (58.76%) Windows
3 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.34%) AIX
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.15%) zOS
8 4 (4.12%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
9 2 (2.06%) MVS
9 2 (2.06%) Solaris
9 2 (2.06%) VMS
10 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Incident Management
2 21 (21.65%) ITIL
3 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.46%) Migration
5 12 (12.37%) Change Management
5 12 (12.37%) DevOps
5 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (12.37%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (11.34%) Security Testing
6 11 (11.34%) Service Management
7 9 (9.28%) ITSM
8 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.19%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.15%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) Shell Script
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) Groovy
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.06%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) MCP
4 10 (10.31%) MCSE
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.22%) CEH
5 7 (7.22%) CREST Certified
5 7 (7.22%) OSCP
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 3 (3.09%) APMG
8 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.03%) CISSP
8 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.25%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.12%) Docker
5 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.09%) vSphere
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.03%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Ansible
2 7 (7.22%) CA Wily
3 6 (6.19%) SCCM
4 5 (5.15%) SCOM
5 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView
7 2 (2.06%) OVSD
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) Oracle
2 31 (31.96%) VMware
3 18 (18.56%) Remedy
4 15 (15.46%) CA
4 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.46%) Nimsoft
5 12 (12.37%) Citrix
6 9 (9.28%) HP
7 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.22%) F5
9 6 (6.19%) BMC
9 6 (6.19%) IBM
9 6 (6.19%) SAP
9 6 (6.19%) ServiceNow
10 5 (5.15%) Cisco
10 5 (5.15%) NetQoS
11 3 (3.09%) Adobe
11 3 (3.09%) ILOG
12 2 (2.06%) Brocade
12 2 (2.06%) NetApp