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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.67% 6.64% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.75% 29.29% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 23
Median daily rate £425 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -52.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
161 280 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.30% 22.67% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 135
Median daily rate £355 £390 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +47.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +11.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.78 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +8 55 £425 +3.91% 13
Aylesbury - 1 £325 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 48 (41.74%) Windows
2 43 (37.39%) Unix
3 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
4 37 (32.17%) Java
5 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (27.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (26.09%) ITIL
6 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 28 (24.35%) Scrum
8 23 (20.00%) VMware
8 23 (20.00%) Python
9 22 (19.13%) Security Cleared
10 19 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (16.52%) SQL
10 19 (16.52%) Oracle
10 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
10 19 (16.52%) Firewall
11 18 (15.65%) Finance
11 18 (15.65%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (14.78%) XML
13 16 (13.91%) SCCM
13 16 (13.91%) Big Data
14 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 15 (13.04%) MS Office
14 15 (13.04%) Perl
14 15 (13.04%) Apache
15 14 (12.17%) SAN
15 14 (12.17%) C++
15 14 (12.17%) J2EE
15 14 (12.17%) Hadoop

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 15 (13.04%) Apache
2 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.83%) Drupal
4 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.22%) IIS
5 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.48%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.61%) SAS
7 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.74%) JBoss
9 1 (0.87%) CMS
9 1 (0.87%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Office
2 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) IaaS
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Firewall
2 14 (12.17%) SAN
3 10 (8.70%) Internet
4 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.96%) VPN
5 7 (6.09%) NAS
6 6 (5.22%) ATM
6 6 (5.22%) DMZ
6 6 (5.22%) LAN
6 6 (5.22%) WAN
6 6 (5.22%) WLAN
7 5 (4.35%) ADSL
7 5 (4.35%) Intranet
7 5 (4.35%) MPLS
7 5 (4.35%) VoIP
8 4 (3.48%) LDAP
8 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.74%) HTTP
10 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) Big Data
2 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.57%) MySQL
4 10 (8.70%) DB2
5 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.22%) Cloudera CDH
9 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.35%) PowerCenter
10 4 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.48%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.48%) HBase
10 4 (3.48%) Impala
11 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.87%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.22%) Selenium
5 5 (4.35%) Ant
5 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.35%) Gradle
6 4 (3.48%) Hudson
6 4 (3.48%) JIRA
6 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.61%) Introscope
7 3 (2.61%) Log4j
8 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.87%) Appium
9 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.87%) GDB
9 1 (0.87%) Genymotion
9 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Military
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (13.04%) Developer
2 12 (10.43%) Administrator
3 9 (7.83%) Analyst
3 9 (7.83%) Architect
4 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) VMware Specialist
5 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.22%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
7 5 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.35%) Linux Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.48%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) XML
2 14 (12.17%) J2EE
3 12 (10.43%) Web Services
4 10 (8.70%) HTML
4 10 (8.70%) JMS
4 10 (8.70%) SAML
4 10 (8.70%) Spring
4 10 (8.70%) XSLT
5 9 (7.83%) SailPoint
6 8 (6.96%) CSS
6 8 (6.96%) LAMP
6 8 (6.96%) SOAP
7 7 (6.09%) Java EE
7 7 (6.09%) Node.js
8 6 (5.22%) .NET
9 5 (4.35%) EJB
9 5 (4.35%) J2SE
9 5 (4.35%) jQuery
9 5 (4.35%) REST
9 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.83%) Clustering
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.48%) IVR
6 3 (2.61%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.61%) Replication
7 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.74%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.87%) iPad
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.74%) Windows
2 43 (37.39%) Unix
3 32 (27.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.43%) CentOS
5 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.09%) Solaris
7 6 (5.22%) Debian
7 6 (5.22%) zOS
8 4 (3.48%) Android
9 3 (2.61%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.09%) ITIL
3 28 (24.35%) Scrum
4 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.30%) ITIL V2
4 13 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (10.43%) TDD
6 10 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 10 (8.70%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) High Availability
7 9 (7.83%) MapReduce
8 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.09%) Logistics
9 7 (6.09%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (6.09%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Java
2 23 (20.00%) Python
3 19 (16.52%) SQL
4 15 (13.04%) Perl
5 14 (12.17%) C++
6 12 (10.43%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.09%) PHP
10 5 (4.35%) C#
10 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.48%) Scala
12 3 (2.61%) C
12 3 (2.61%) Ruby
13 2 (1.74%) Go
13 2 (1.74%) Jython
13 2 (1.74%) Korn
14 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.65%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (9.57%) vCloud
5 8 (6.96%) Docker
6 6 (5.22%) Postfix
7 5 (4.35%) vSphere
8 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.61%) NFS
8 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) SCCM
2 13 (11.30%) Puppet
3 9 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.96%) vRealize
5 7 (6.09%) SCOM
6 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.61%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.61%) Nagios
7 3 (2.61%) Opsview
7 3 (2.61%) vMotion
8 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.87%) OVSD
8 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 19 (16.52%) Oracle
3 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.09%) IBM
4 7 (6.09%) Symantec
5 6 (5.22%) Juniper
6 5 (4.35%) Altiris
6 5 (4.35%) NetApp
7 4 (3.48%) Avaya
7 4 (3.48%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.48%) Genesys
7 4 (3.48%) KANA
8 3 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.61%) Pega
8 3 (2.61%) SAP
8 3 (2.61%) Veeam
9 2 (1.74%) HP
9 2 (1.74%) Informatica
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco
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