The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 29 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 71 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.52% 5.25% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.85% 23.59% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 9
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £359 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £563 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +13.43%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
216 301 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.27% 22.26% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 106 106
Median daily rate £390 £368 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £36.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Buckinghamshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Buckinghamshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 40 £375 -11.76% 5
Aylesbury - 3 £300 - 1
High Wycombe +9 2 £245 -45.55%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 59 (47.20%) Java
2 45 (36.00%) Windows
3 43 (34.40%) Unix
4 39 (31.20%) ITIL
5 34 (27.20%) SQL
6 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.40%) Scrum
7 23 (18.40%) Python
8 22 (17.60%) XML
8 22 (17.60%) IBM
8 22 (17.60%) VMware
8 22 (17.60%) Finance
9 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 19 (15.20%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
11 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
12 17 (13.60%) Perl
12 17 (13.60%) Apache
12 17 (13.60%) Tomcat
13 16 (12.80%) TDD
13 16 (12.80%) NFS
13 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (12.80%) iSCSI
13 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
13 16 (12.80%) SCOM
13 16 (12.80%) Bash Shell
14 15 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
14 15 (12.00%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (13.60%) Apache
1 17 (13.60%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.80%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.40%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.20%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.40%) CICS
5 3 (2.40%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.40%) SAS
5 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Office
2 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.80%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.80%) Heroku
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) iSCSI
2 13 (10.40%) Firewall
3 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.60%) Internet
5 5 (4.00%) HTTP
5 5 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.00%) SSL
6 4 (3.20%) LAN
6 4 (3.20%) RS-232
6 4 (3.20%) SAN
6 4 (3.20%) VPN
6 4 (3.20%) WAN
7 3 (2.40%) FTP
7 3 (2.40%) LDAP
7 3 (2.40%) VoIP
7 3 (2.40%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.60%) NAS
8 2 (1.60%) Network Security
8 2 (1.60%) RS-422
8 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.80%) Big Data
3 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.00%) MySQL
5 9 (7.20%) DB2
6 8 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.40%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.40%) Cloudera CDH
6 8 (6.40%) HBase
6 8 (6.40%) Impala
6 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.60%) Data Lake
8 6 (4.80%) PowerCenter
8 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Selenium
2 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.20%) Log4j
4 8 (6.40%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.00%) Maven
6 5 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.40%) Introscope
7 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.40%) XMLSpy
8 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.80%) Ant
9 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.80%) Gradle
9 1 (0.80%) JUnit
9 1 (0.80%) Subversion
9 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Military
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Analyst
2 24 (19.20%) Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.80%) Applications Support
5 14 (11.20%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Administrator
7 10 (8.00%) Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Linux Support
10 7 (5.60%) Big Data Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Data Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Hadoop Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Storage Specialist
12 5 (4.00%) Linux Developer
12 5 (4.00%) NetApp Specialist
12 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.20%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.60%) XML
2 14 (11.20%) J2EE
2 14 (11.20%) J2SE
2 14 (11.20%) XSLT
3 11 (8.80%) HTML
3 11 (8.80%) Node.js
3 11 (8.80%) Spring
4 10 (8.00%) Web Services
5 9 (7.20%) XML Schema
6 8 (6.40%) SOAP
7 7 (5.60%) JMS
7 7 (5.60%) LAMP
7 7 (5.60%) Middleware
8 6 (4.80%) .NET
8 6 (4.80%) CSS
8 6 (4.80%) HTML5
8 6 (4.80%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) CSS3
9 5 (4.00%) jQuery
9 5 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.00%) Blockchain
2 5 (4.00%) Clustering
2 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.20%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.40%) DataPower
4 3 (2.40%) IVR
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) iPad
5 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 43 (34.40%) Unix
3 18 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.20%) CentOS
5 8 (6.40%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.60%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.80%) Debian
8 3 (2.40%) Solaris
9 2 (1.60%) zOS
10 1 (0.80%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.80%) MVS
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) ITIL
2 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.40%) Scrum
4 16 (12.80%) TDD
5 15 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.80%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.80%) High Availability
8 11 (8.80%) Service Management
9 10 (8.00%) Analytics
9 10 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.20%) ITSM
11 8 (6.40%) ETL
11 8 (6.40%) Kanban
11 8 (6.40%) MapReduce
11 8 (6.40%) SDLC
11 8 (6.40%) Web Development
12 7 (5.60%) Data Ingestion
12 7 (5.60%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.20%) Java
2 34 (27.20%) SQL
3 23 (18.40%) Python
4 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.60%) Perl
5 16 (12.80%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.60%) C++
6 12 (9.60%) PHP
7 9 (7.20%) Scala
8 8 (6.40%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.00%) Go
10 4 (3.20%) C++/CLI
11 3 (2.40%) C#
11 3 (2.40%) JCL
12 2 (1.60%) C
12 2 (1.60%) COBOL
12 2 (1.60%) Jython
12 2 (1.60%) Korn
12 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) ISEB
3 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) QA
2 7 (5.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.20%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (14.40%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.80%) NFS
3 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.80%) Postfix
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.80%) Docker
6 1 (0.80%) HDFS
6 1 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) SCOM
2 9 (7.20%) OVSD
3 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) Control-M
5 3 (2.40%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.40%) Nagios
6 2 (1.60%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.80%) Mesos
7 1 (0.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.80%) SCSM
7 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) IBM
1 22 (17.60%) VMware
2 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.00%) Oracle
4 14 (11.20%) HP
5 9 (7.20%) NetApp
5 9 (7.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.40%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.80%) Juniper
8 5 (4.00%) QNX
9 4 (3.20%) Telelogic
10 3 (2.40%) Avaya
10 3 (2.40%) Genesys
10 3 (2.40%) KANA
11 2 (1.60%) Cisco
11 2 (1.60%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.60%) Informatica
11 2 (1.60%) Remedy
12 1 (0.80%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.80%) Veeam