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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 36 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 43 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.61% 3.53% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.34% 15.91% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 18
Median daily rate £355 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
248 220 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.58% 22.20% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 88 105
Median daily rate £356 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £14.40 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £16.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +4 36 £365 -14.11% 11
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Unix
3 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (27.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (25.96%) Java
7 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
8 23 (22.12%) ITIL
8 23 (22.12%) Scrum
9 22 (21.15%) VMware
9 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 22 (21.15%) Oracle
9 22 (21.15%) Red Hat
10 21 (20.19%) Finance
11 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (16.35%) Spring
13 16 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 15 (14.42%) Software Engineering
14 15 (14.42%) SCCM
14 15 (14.42%) XML
15 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
15 14 (13.46%) JMS
15 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
16 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
16 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (12.50%) CentOS
16 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 13 (12.50%) Java EE
16 13 (12.50%) Python
16 13 (12.50%) ITIL V2

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 10 (9.62%) Apache
2 9 (8.65%) Drupal
2 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.81%) IIS
6 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.96%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) IaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Firewall
1 10 (9.62%) SAN
2 9 (8.65%) Internet
3 5 (4.81%) ATM
3 5 (4.81%) Intranet
3 5 (4.81%) NAS
3 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.85%) ADSL
4 4 (3.85%) DMZ
4 4 (3.85%) LAN
4 4 (3.85%) MPLS
4 4 (3.85%) VoIP
4 4 (3.85%) VPN
4 4 (3.85%) WAN
4 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.85%) WLAN
5 3 (2.88%) AMQP
5 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.92%) DNS
6 2 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) MySQL
2 10 (9.62%) Big Data
3 9 (8.65%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.77%) DB2
5 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.92%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.96%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.58%) Gradle
4 8 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.73%) Maven
6 6 (5.77%) Ant
6 6 (5.77%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.81%) Hudson
7 5 (4.81%) JIRA
8 3 (2.88%) JUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Mockito
8 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.88%) Spock
9 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.92%) GDB
9 2 (1.92%) Introscope
9 2 (1.92%) Selenium
10 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Military
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Monitoring Specialist
6 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.77%) VMware Specialist
7 5 (4.81%) Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Automation Specialist
7 5 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.85%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Data Centre Specialist
8 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) Spring
2 15 (14.42%) XML
3 14 (13.46%) JMS
4 13 (12.50%) Java EE
5 11 (10.58%) Web Services
5 11 (10.58%) XSLT
6 10 (9.62%) HTML
6 10 (9.62%) SailPoint
6 10 (9.62%) SAML
7 9 (8.65%) CSS
8 8 (7.69%) J2EE
8 8 (7.69%) REST
9 6 (5.77%) .NET
9 6 (5.77%) Apache Camel
9 6 (5.77%) EJB
9 6 (5.77%) Node.js
9 6 (5.77%) Spring Boot
10 5 (4.81%) Grails
10 5 (4.81%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (4.81%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.88%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) e-Health
6 2 (1.92%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.92%) IVR
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Online Games
7 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Unix
3 29 (27.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (12.50%) CentOS
5 8 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.73%) Solaris
7 5 (4.81%) Android
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) zOS
8 3 (2.88%) AIX
8 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 23 (22.12%) Scrum
3 15 (14.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.50%) ITIL V2
5 11 (10.58%) Microservices
5 11 (10.58%) TDD
6 10 (9.62%) Capacity Management
6 10 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
7 9 (8.65%) OO
8 8 (7.69%) DevOps
8 8 (7.69%) High Availability
8 8 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.69%) SOA
9 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (6.73%) Open Source
9 7 (6.73%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) Java
2 13 (12.50%) Python
3 11 (10.58%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) Perl
4 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.69%) C++
6 7 (6.73%) C#
7 6 (5.77%) Groovy
7 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) C
11 2 (1.92%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.85%) MCSE
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.88%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) CISA
7 1 (0.96%) CISM
7 1 (0.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) GIAC
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (10.58%) vCloud
5 9 (8.65%) Docker
6 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.85%) vSphere
8 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) SCCM
2 12 (11.54%) Puppet
3 8 (7.69%) vRealize
4 6 (5.77%) SCOM
5 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.88%) Nagios
7 3 (2.88%) Opsview
7 3 (2.88%) vMotion
8 2 (1.92%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.96%) Mesos
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.96%) OVSD
9 1 (0.96%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.15%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) Red Hat
2 22 (21.15%) VMware
3 9 (8.65%) Nimsoft
4 7 (6.73%) CA
4 7 (6.73%) IBM
4 7 (6.73%) Symantec
5 6 (5.77%) Remedy
6 4 (3.85%) Altiris
6 4 (3.85%) HP
7 3 (2.88%) Citrix
7 3 (2.88%) F5
7 3 (2.88%) Pega
7 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.88%) Veeam
8 2 (1.92%) Dell
8 2 (1.92%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.92%) NetQoS