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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.61% 5.33% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.21% 25.70% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 16
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +46.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
190 249 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.33% 20.73% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -6 36 £475 +15.85% 11
High Wycombe +16 13 £345 -21.81% 3
Marlow - 3 £168 - 1
Amersham - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Unix
3 35 (34.65%) ITIL
4 34 (33.66%) Java
5 23 (22.77%) SQL
5 23 (22.77%) Finance
5 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
6 18 (17.82%) VMware
6 18 (17.82%) Perl
6 18 (17.82%) IBM
6 18 (17.82%) SC Cleared
7 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.83%) HP
8 16 (15.84%) High Availability
8 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (13.86%) Service Management
9 14 (13.86%) WebSphere
10 13 (12.87%) Ubuntu
10 13 (12.87%) NFS
10 13 (12.87%) iSCSI
10 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (12.87%) CentOS
10 13 (12.87%) SCOM
11 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (11.88%) MS Office
11 12 (11.88%) Apache
11 12 (11.88%) Banking
11 12 (11.88%) OVSD
11 12 (11.88%) ITSM

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 14 (13.86%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.96%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.97%) CICS
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.98%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) PowerExchange
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.99%) Node.js
6 1 (0.99%) SAS
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.99%) Staffware
2 1 (0.99%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (0.99%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (0.99%) Heroku
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) iSCSI
2 8 (7.92%) Internet
3 5 (4.95%) SAN
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) Firewall
4 4 (3.96%) HTTP
4 4 (3.96%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.96%) RS-232
4 4 (3.96%) SSL
5 3 (2.97%) Broadband
5 3 (2.97%) FTP
5 3 (2.97%) Intranet
5 3 (2.97%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.98%) BGP
6 2 (1.98%) LAN
6 2 (1.98%) OSPF
6 2 (1.98%) PBX
6 2 (1.98%) VoIP
6 2 (1.98%) VPN
6 2 (1.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.91%) DB2
3 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.96%) Big Data
5 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.96%) HBase
5 4 (3.96%) Impala
6 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.97%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) JIRA
1 7 (6.93%) Selenium
2 5 (4.95%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) Log4j
4 3 (2.97%) Maven
4 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.97%) XMLSpy
5 2 (1.98%) Introscope
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Gradle
6 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Banking
3 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Administrator
2 16 (15.84%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.95%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Designer
8 3 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Linux Support
8 3 (2.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) HTML
1 11 (10.89%) XML
2 8 (7.92%) CSS
2 8 (7.92%) CSS3
2 8 (7.92%) HTML5
2 8 (7.92%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (6.93%) Middleware
3 7 (6.93%) XSLT
4 6 (5.94%) J2EE
5 5 (4.95%) .NET
5 5 (4.95%) Spring
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.96%) JMS
6 4 (3.96%) MFC
6 4 (3.96%) SOAP
7 3 (2.97%) J2SE
7 3 (2.97%) JSP
7 3 (2.97%) WSDL
7 3 (2.97%) XSD
7 3 (2.97%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) HACMP
4 3 (2.97%) DataPower
4 3 (2.97%) LPAR
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.99%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) PDA
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Unix
3 13 (12.87%) CentOS
3 13 (12.87%) Ubuntu
4 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.95%) AIX
8 4 (3.96%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.97%) VMS
10 2 (1.98%) Solaris
11 1 (0.99%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.99%) HPUX
11 1 (0.99%) MVS
11 1 (0.99%) NetWare
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) ITIL
2 16 (15.84%) High Availability
3 14 (13.86%) Service Management
4 12 (11.88%) ITSM
5 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.91%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.91%) Web Development
7 8 (7.92%) Analytics
7 8 (7.92%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.92%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.93%) TDD
9 6 (5.94%) Scrum
10 5 (4.95%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (4.95%) ETL
10 5 (4.95%) OO
10 5 (4.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.66%) Java
2 23 (22.77%) SQL
3 18 (17.82%) Perl
4 9 (8.91%) PHP
4 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) Python
6 6 (5.94%) C++
7 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.95%) Scala
8 4 (3.96%) AWK
8 4 (3.96%) C#
8 4 (3.96%) C++/CLI
8 4 (3.96%) sed
9 3 (2.97%) JCL
10 2 (1.98%) C
10 2 (1.98%) COBOL
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) REXX
11 1 (0.99%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) ISEB
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) CCNP
6 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Degree
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) NFS
1 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.96%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.98%) iptables
6 1 (0.99%) Docker
6 1 (0.99%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) SCOM
2 12 (11.88%) OVSD
3 7 (6.93%) Nagios
4 3 (2.97%) Control-M
5 2 (1.98%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.98%) Linux-HA
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.99%) Mesos
6 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.99%) Puppet
6 1 (0.99%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) IBM
1 18 (17.82%) VMware
2 17 (16.83%) HP
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle
4 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) NetApp
6 5 (4.95%) QNX
6 5 (4.95%) Symantec
7 4 (3.96%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.96%) EMC
7 4 (3.96%) Telelogic
7 4 (3.96%) Veritas
8 3 (2.97%) Greenplum
8 3 (2.97%) Informatica
8 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.98%) Novell
9 2 (1.98%) Remedy
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