The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 55 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.42% 2.87% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.84% 16.02% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +67.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
292 231 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.45% 17.92% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 88 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 23
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +12 41 £289 -23.06% 7
Amersham +6 2 - - 2
High Wycombe +2 2 £466 +33.21% 7
Buckingham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 46 (42.59%) Windows
2 43 (39.81%) UNIX
3 32 (29.63%) Finance
4 27 (25.00%) Oracle
4 27 (25.00%) Clustering
4 27 (25.00%) High Availability
5 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 21 (19.44%) SQL
5 21 (19.44%) Java
5 21 (19.44%) AIX
5 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 19 (17.59%) Big Data
6 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
7 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 18 (16.67%) Solaris
7 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (16.67%) VMware
8 17 (15.74%) Hadoop
8 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
9 16 (14.81%) Migration
10 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
10 15 (13.89%) SAN
10 15 (13.89%) Python
10 15 (13.89%) DV Cleared
11 14 (12.96%) IBM
11 14 (12.96%) Firewall
12 13 (12.04%) TIBCO
12 13 (12.04%) BusinessWorks
12 13 (12.04%) HP
12 13 (12.04%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.33%) Apache
1 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.41%) SAS
3 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.63%) IIS
6 4 (3.70%) JBoss
6 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.78%) nginx
7 3 (2.78%) Confluence
7 3 (2.78%) Lync
7 3 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) PaaS
1 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 15 (13.89%) SAN
3 14 (12.96%) Firewall
4 6 (5.56%) HTTP
5 4 (3.70%) VPN
5 4 (3.70%) DNS
5 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.78%) SSL
6 3 (2.78%) Broadband
6 3 (2.78%) DHCP
6 3 (2.78%) Internet
6 3 (2.78%) AMQP
7 2 (1.85%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.85%) SNMP
7 2 (1.85%) LDAP
8 1 (0.93%) LTE
8 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) Big Data
2 17 (15.74%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.19%) DB2
5 7 (6.48%) PowerCenter
6 6 (5.56%) MySQL
7 5 (4.63%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.85%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.93%) SQLite
11 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Subversion
2 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) Introscope
4 4 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) Ant
5 3 (2.78%) JUnit
5 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.78%) Gradle
5 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.85%) Moq
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.85%) NUnit
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.93%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.93%) GCC
7 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Administrator
2 17 (15.74%) Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Hadoop Administrator
4 7 (6.48%) Analyst
4 7 (6.48%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.63%) Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) DBA
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (2.78%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) J2EE
1 10 (9.26%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (7.41%) Web Services
3 6 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.70%) Middleware
4 4 (3.70%) .NET
4 4 (3.70%) Java EE
5 3 (2.78%) JSON
5 3 (2.78%) jQuery
5 3 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.78%) EJB
5 3 (2.78%) JDBC
5 3 (2.78%) SOAP
5 3 (2.78%) STL
5 3 (2.78%) LAMP
5 3 (2.78%) JMS
5 3 (2.78%) JNDI
6 2 (1.85%) CGI
6 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.00%) Clustering
2 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.48%) HACMP
4 5 (4.63%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) LPAR
7 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.93%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.59%) Windows
2 43 (39.81%) UNIX
3 21 (19.44%) AIX
4 18 (16.67%) Solaris
4 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.63%) VMS
7 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.78%) Android
8 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.85%) CentOS
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Fedora
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) High Availability
2 16 (14.81%) Migration
3 12 (11.11%) OO
3 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (9.26%) Project Management
4 10 (9.26%) Change Management
4 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (7.41%) Open Source
7 7 (6.48%) Change Control
7 7 (6.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.48%) ETL
8 6 (5.56%) TDD
8 6 (5.56%) Web Development
8 6 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Java
1 21 (19.44%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
3 15 (13.89%) Python
3 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 13 (12.04%) C++
5 12 (11.11%) Perl
5 12 (11.11%) Korn
6 10 (9.26%) C#
7 7 (6.48%) PHP
7 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.56%) C
9 5 (4.63%) VB
9 5 (4.63%) Ruby
10 4 (3.70%) Jython
11 3 (2.78%) AWK
11 3 (2.78%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.78%) sed
11 3 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
5 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.63%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.85%) Firmware
7 2 (1.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.93%) Docker
8 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.63%) CA Wily
3 4 (3.70%) OVSD
3 4 (3.70%) Nagios
3 4 (3.70%) Opsview
4 3 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.85%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Control-M
6 1 (0.93%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Oracle
2 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
3 18 (16.67%) VMware
4 14 (12.96%) IBM
5 13 (12.04%) HP
5 13 (12.04%) TIBCO
6 11 (10.19%) Veritas
6 11 (10.19%) EMC
7 10 (9.26%) NetApp
7 10 (9.26%) Symantec
8 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 9 (8.33%) Cloudera
9 7 (6.48%) Informatica
10 6 (5.56%) F5
11 5 (4.63%) Brocade
12 4 (3.70%) Citrix
13 3 (2.78%) SAP
13 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
13 3 (2.78%) McAfee
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