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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.93% 5.94% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.87% 29.07% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 16
Median daily rate £425 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
189 289 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.83% 20.42% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.71 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £30.00 £16.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 38 £425 -5.55% 10
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (48.74%) Java
2 46 (38.66%) Unix
3 38 (31.93%) Windows
4 37 (31.09%) ITIL
5 33 (27.73%) SQL
6 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (22.69%) Scrum
8 24 (20.17%) Python
8 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
9 23 (19.33%) XML
9 23 (19.33%) Finance
9 23 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (16.81%) IBM
11 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
11 19 (15.97%) VMware
12 18 (15.13%) Oracle
12 18 (15.13%) Tomcat
12 18 (15.13%) Virtual Machines
13 17 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 17 (14.29%) J2EE
14 16 (13.45%) Firewall
14 16 (13.45%) TDD
14 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
14 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (13.45%) Bash Shell
15 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (12.61%) Apache
15 15 (12.61%) XSLT
16 14 (11.76%) J2SE
16 14 (11.76%) WebSphere

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 18 (15.13%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.61%) Apache
3 14 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.72%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 4 (3.36%) SAS
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.52%) CICS
6 3 (2.52%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.68%) JBoss
7 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Drupal
8 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Office
2 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) IaaS
3 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.84%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.84%) Heroku
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Firewall
2 9 (7.56%) SAN
3 8 (6.72%) iSCSI
4 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.04%) Internet
5 6 (5.04%) LAN
5 6 (5.04%) WAN
6 5 (4.20%) HTTP
6 5 (4.20%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.20%) SSL
6 5 (4.20%) VoIP
6 5 (4.20%) VPN
7 4 (3.36%) ATM
7 4 (3.36%) DMZ
7 4 (3.36%) LDAP
7 4 (3.36%) NAS
7 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.36%) WLAN
8 3 (2.52%) ADSL
8 3 (2.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 13 (10.92%) Big Data
3 12 (10.08%) DB2
4 10 (8.40%) MySQL
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.56%) Cloudera CDH
5 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.72%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.72%) HBase
6 8 (6.72%) Impala
7 7 (5.88%) Data Lake
7 7 (5.88%) PowerCenter
8 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.40%) Selenium
3 9 (7.56%) Log4j
4 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) Maven
5 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.52%) Introscope
6 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.52%) XMLSpy
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.84%) Ant
8 1 (0.84%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.84%) Gradle
8 1 (0.84%) Hudson
8 1 (0.84%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Developer
3 17 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 16 (13.45%) Applications Support
5 14 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.04%) Hadoop Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) VMware Specialist
10 4 (3.36%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Linux Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) XML
2 17 (14.29%) J2EE
3 15 (12.61%) XSLT
4 14 (11.76%) J2SE
5 13 (10.92%) Node.js
5 13 (10.92%) Spring
6 11 (9.24%) Web Services
7 10 (8.40%) SOAP
8 9 (7.56%) HTML
8 9 (7.56%) JMS
8 9 (7.56%) XML Schema
9 8 (6.72%) LAMP
9 8 (6.72%) REST
10 6 (5.04%) jQuery
10 6 (5.04%) Middleware
11 5 (4.20%) CSS
11 5 (4.20%) RESTful
11 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (3.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.04%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.20%) Blockchain
4 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.36%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.36%) IVR
6 3 (2.52%) DataPower
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.84%) Statistics
8 1 (0.84%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Unix
2 38 (31.93%) Windows
3 23 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.24%) CentOS
5 6 (5.04%) Debian
5 6 (5.04%) Solaris
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.20%) zOS
7 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.52%) Android
8 3 (2.52%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.84%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) ITIL
2 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.69%) Scrum
4 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (13.45%) TDD
5 11 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.40%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.40%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (7.56%) Analytics
7 9 (7.56%) Kanban
7 9 (7.56%) MapReduce
8 8 (6.72%) Capacity Management
8 8 (6.72%) ETL
8 8 (6.72%) High Availability
8 8 (6.72%) ITIL V2
8 8 (6.72%) Migration
9 7 (5.88%) SOA
9 7 (5.88%) Use Case
9 7 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.74%) Java
2 33 (27.73%) SQL
3 24 (20.17%) Python
4 16 (13.45%) Bash Shell
4 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.24%) Perl
6 10 (8.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.56%) C++
7 9 (7.56%) PHP
7 9 (7.56%) Scala
8 5 (4.20%) Go
9 3 (2.52%) JCL
10 2 (1.68%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.68%) COBOL
10 2 (1.68%) Jython
10 2 (1.68%) Korn
10 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.84%) C#
11 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.84%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.20%) ISEB
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.36%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 7 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.72%) NFS
5 6 (5.04%) Postfix
5 6 (5.04%) vCloud
6 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.36%) Docker
7 4 (3.36%) vSphere
8 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.68%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.84%) HDFS
10 1 (0.84%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) SCOM
2 8 (6.72%) SCCM
3 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.04%) Puppet
5 4 (3.36%) Control-M
5 4 (3.36%) OVSD
6 3 (2.52%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.52%) Nagios
6 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.52%) vMotion
6 3 (2.52%) vRealize
7 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.84%) Mesos
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) IBM
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 18 (15.13%) Oracle
5 13 (10.92%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.72%) Cloudera
7 6 (5.04%) HP
7 6 (5.04%) Juniper
8 4 (3.36%) Avaya
8 4 (3.36%) Genesys
8 4 (3.36%) KANA
8 4 (3.36%) NetApp
9 3 (2.52%) Altiris
9 3 (2.52%) Cisco
9 3 (2.52%) Veeam
10 2 (1.68%) Informatica
10 2 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.68%) QNX
10 2 (1.68%) Remedy
10 2 (1.68%) Telelogic
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