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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.12% 3.36% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.35% 17.05% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
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£454 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.64% +23.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £284 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £405 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
281 258 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.96% 19.71% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 80
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 32
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £20.00 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +16 48 £325 -8.77% 10
Amersham +7 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £483 - 3
Marlow - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (44.44%) Windows
2 39 (36.11%) UNIX
3 27 (25.00%) Finance
3 27 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (25.00%) Oracle
4 23 (21.30%) Clustering
5 22 (20.37%) VMware
5 22 (20.37%) SQL
5 22 (20.37%) High Availability
6 21 (19.44%) AIX
7 20 (18.52%) Java
8 19 (17.59%) Big Data
9 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
10 17 (15.74%) Solaris
10 17 (15.74%) Hadoop
10 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (15.74%) DV Cleared
11 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
11 16 (14.81%) IBM
11 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
13 14 (12.96%) HP
13 14 (12.96%) C++
13 14 (12.96%) Firewall
14 13 (12.04%) Migration
14 13 (12.04%) Subversion
14 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
14 13 (12.04%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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%) SAS
2 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.63%) IIS
4 5 (4.63%) Apache
5 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.70%) Confluence
5 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.78%) Lync
6 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.78%) nginx
6 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 5 (4.63%) 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 6 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.96%) Firewall
3 13 (12.04%) SAN
4 6 (5.56%) HTTP
5 5 (4.63%) DNS
6 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.70%) VPN
6 4 (3.70%) Internet
6 4 (3.70%) AMQP
7 3 (2.78%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.78%) SSL
7 3 (2.78%) Broadband
7 3 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (1.85%) SNMP
8 2 (1.85%) LDAP
9 1 (0.93%) LTE
9 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.93%) 4G
9 1 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) Big Data
2 17 (15.74%) Hadoop
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (11.11%) DB2
5 9 (8.33%) MySQL
5 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.48%) PowerCenter
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.63%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.85%) OLAP
10 2 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.93%) HBase
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Subversion
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
3 5 (4.63%) Introscope
4 4 (3.70%) Ant
4 4 (3.70%) JUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.70%) Gradle
4 4 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.85%) NUnit
6 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.93%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.93%) GCC
7 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Administrator
2 19 (17.59%) Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Hadoop Administrator
4 7 (6.48%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Architect
5 6 (5.56%) Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) DBA
7 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.78%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Web Services
1 10 (9.26%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (6.48%) J2EE
3 6 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (4.63%) Java EE
5 4 (3.70%) JSON
5 4 (3.70%) LAMP
5 4 (3.70%) JMS
5 4 (3.70%) .NET
5 4 (3.70%) EJB
6 3 (2.78%) JDBC
6 3 (2.78%) SOAP
6 3 (2.78%) STL
6 3 (2.78%) JNDI
6 3 (2.78%) jQuery
6 3 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.85%) WCF
7 2 (1.85%) WPF
7 2 (1.85%) CGI
7 2 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Clustering
2 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.48%) HACMP
4 6 (5.56%) Replication
5 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.78%) LPAR
7 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.93%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.93%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.44%) Windows
2 39 (36.11%) UNIX
3 21 (19.44%) AIX
4 17 (15.74%) Solaris
4 17 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.63%) VMS
7 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.78%) CentOS
8 3 (2.78%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Fedora
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) High Availability
2 13 (12.04%) OO
2 13 (12.04%) Migration
3 11 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (9.26%) Open Source
4 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.33%) ETL
5 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (7.41%) Change Control
6 8 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (7.41%) ITIL
6 8 (7.41%) Scrum
7 7 (6.48%) TDD
7 7 (6.48%) Project Management
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) SQL
2 20 (18.52%) Java
3 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.96%) C++
6 12 (11.11%) Python
6 12 (11.11%) Korn
7 11 (10.19%) C#
8 8 (7.41%) Perl
8 8 (7.41%) PHP
9 7 (6.48%) C
10 5 (4.63%) VB
10 5 (4.63%) Ruby
11 4 (3.70%) Jython
12 3 (2.78%) AWK
12 3 (2.78%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.78%) sed
12 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.56%) vSphere
7 5 (4.63%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.78%) NFS
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.85%) Firmware
9 2 (1.85%) Docker
10 1 (0.93%) HDFS
10 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) 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
3 4 (3.70%) 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 22 (20.37%) VMware
3 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (14.81%) IBM
5 14 (12.96%) HP
6 13 (12.04%) TIBCO
6 13 (12.04%) NetApp
7 11 (10.19%) Veritas
7 11 (10.19%) EMC
8 10 (9.26%) Symantec
8 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.33%) 3PAR
10 8 (7.41%) Cloudera
11 7 (6.48%) Informatica
12 5 (4.63%) Brocade
13 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
13 4 (3.70%) Citrix
14 3 (2.78%) Business Objects
14 3 (2.78%) Cisco
14 3 (2.78%) McAfee
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