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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 37 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Linux 54 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.74% 3.04% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.61% 12.50% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
262 248 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.98% 24.34% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 47
Average daily rate £315 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 -6 33 £350 +27.27% 11
High Wycombe - 1 £380 - 4
Marlow - 1 - -
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) VMware
3 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 25 (29.07%) SC Cleared
4 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.26%) Perl
7 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
7 18 (20.93%) Analytics
8 17 (19.77%) ITIL
8 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
9 16 (18.60%) MySQL
9 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (17.44%) Business Objects
10 15 (17.44%) UNIX
11 14 (16.28%) Python
11 14 (16.28%) Service Management
11 14 (16.28%) Greenplum
11 14 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (15.12%) MCSE
13 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.95%) MCP
13 12 (13.95%) Java
13 12 (13.95%) C++
13 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
13 12 (13.95%) McAfee

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.98%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.49%) nginx
5 2 (2.33%) Lync
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) SaaS
2 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.65%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) Route 53
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (10.47%) SAN
3 7 (8.14%) Firewall
3 7 (8.14%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.81%) WAN
5 4 (4.65%) Network Security
5 4 (4.65%) VoIP
6 3 (3.49%) MPLS
6 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 3 (3.49%) LAN
6 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.33%) NAS
7 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.33%) SSH
7 2 (2.33%) ADSL
7 2 (2.33%) WLAN
7 2 (2.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) MySQL
2 15 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.49%) DB2
6 2 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.33%) OLAP
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) HBase
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) JMeter
4 1 (1.16%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Architect
2 11 (12.79%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Team Leader
4 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Design Authority
5 6 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Designer
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Web Services
2 6 (6.98%) LAMP
3 3 (3.49%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) JPA
4 2 (2.33%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) Ajax
4 2 (2.33%) JMS
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.16%) Yii
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) BBC
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (46.51%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) UNIX
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) HPUX
4 7 (8.14%) CentOS
4 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) Solaris
6 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.49%) SUSE
7 3 (3.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Analytics
2 17 (19.77%) ITIL
3 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.28%) Service Management
5 7 (8.14%) Validation
6 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (6.98%) Line Management
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.65%) UML
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps
9 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) Perl
3 14 (16.28%) Python
4 12 (13.95%) Java
4 12 (13.95%) C++
5 10 (11.63%) PHP
6 6 (6.98%) C
7 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Korn
11 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.16%) C#
11 1 (1.16%) COBOL
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (15.12%) MCSE
4 12 (13.95%) MCP
4 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) GSAE
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.30%) Firmware
5 5 (5.81%) NFS
6 3 (3.49%) Varnish
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) HDFS
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.16%) Samba
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (13.95%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.65%) Puppet
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) YaST
3 3 (3.49%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Netcool
5 1 (1.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) OVSD
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) VMware
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) Business Objects
4 14 (16.28%) Greenplum
5 12 (13.95%) McAfee
5 12 (13.95%) Sophos
5 12 (13.95%) Lumension
6 10 (11.63%) Oracle
7 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.81%) NetApp
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco
9 4 (4.65%) HP
10 3 (3.49%) Veritas
11 2 (2.33%) F5
11 2 (2.33%) Altiris
11 2 (2.33%) IBM
11 2 (2.33%) Sun
11 2 (2.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.33%) Juniper
11 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
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