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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 57 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.29% 2.84% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 12.60% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £240 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -22.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £132 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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
260 246 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.29% 22.51% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 104 109
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £144 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.12 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.99% +0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £59.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 18 £286 +63.57% 10
High Wycombe -3 4 £350 -17.64% 7
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Marlow - - - - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (51.90%) UNIX
2 37 (46.84%) Windows
3 24 (30.38%) Red Hat
4 23 (29.11%) VMware
5 21 (26.58%) Java
6 20 (25.32%) LDAP
6 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
7 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
8 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
9 17 (21.52%) CentOS
9 17 (21.52%) Apache
9 17 (21.52%) Change Management
10 16 (20.25%) Oracle
10 16 (20.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (20.25%) Web Services
10 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (18.99%) iSCSI
11 15 (18.99%) NFS
11 15 (18.99%) NetApp
12 14 (17.72%) IBM
13 13 (16.46%) SQL
13 13 (16.46%) J2EE
13 13 (16.46%) Finance
14 12 (15.19%) Ubuntu
15 11 (13.92%) Retail
15 11 (13.92%) LAMP
15 11 (13.92%) SOAP
15 11 (13.92%) AIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
1 17 (21.52%) Apache
2 16 (20.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.06%) SAS
4 4 (5.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.06%) FileNet
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.06%) Liferay
5 3 (3.80%) Node.js
5 3 (3.80%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) AWD
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.27%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) LDAP
2 15 (18.99%) iSCSI
3 9 (11.39%) Firewall
4 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) HTTP
6 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.06%) SSL
6 4 (5.06%) Intranet
6 4 (5.06%) Internet
6 4 (5.06%) Network Security
7 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.80%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) DNS
8 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) DTS
2 5 (6.33%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.27%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Informix
6 1 (1.27%) OLAP
6 1 (1.27%) OLTP
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Ant
3 4 (5.06%) Introscope
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Grunt
4 3 (3.80%) Yeoman
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Deployment Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Administrator
5 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux Support
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Systems Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Support Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Support Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Web Services
2 13 (16.46%) J2EE
3 11 (13.92%) LAMP
3 11 (13.92%) SOAP
4 5 (6.33%) RESTful
4 5 (6.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.06%) CSS
5 4 (5.06%) HTML5
5 4 (5.06%) CSS3
5 4 (5.06%) WebCenter
5 4 (5.06%) Worklight
5 4 (5.06%) Dojo
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) XML
7 2 (2.53%) STL
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.27%) WCF
8 1 (1.27%) WPF
8 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) EPoS
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) EMC Centera
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) UNIX
2 37 (46.84%) Windows
3 17 (21.52%) CentOS
4 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.19%) Ubuntu
6 11 (13.92%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Debian
8 3 (3.80%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) HPUX
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.27%) zOS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Change Management
2 9 (11.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.06%) Change Control
4 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.80%) Release Management
5 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.53%) ETL
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL
6 2 (2.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
2 13 (16.46%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.86%) PHP
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.59%) C++
5 4 (5.06%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.80%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) COBOL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) NFS
3 9 (11.39%) Squid
3 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.39%) Postfix
3 9 (11.39%) Sendmail
4 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.80%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (5.06%) CA Wily
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Zenoss
3 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.27%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Red Hat
2 23 (29.11%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Oracle
4 15 (18.99%) NetApp
5 14 (17.72%) IBM
6 11 (13.92%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) FatWire
7 4 (5.06%) Kofax
8 3 (3.80%) F5
8 3 (3.80%) ReadSoft
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.53%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.27%) Veritas
10 1 (1.27%) Symantec
10 1 (1.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.27%) Perforce
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