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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 48 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Linux 43 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.51% 4.90% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.29% 20.60% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 38
Average daily rate
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£405 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £248 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
264 267 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.55% 23.80% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 70
Average daily rate £395 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.30 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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 -1 39 £413 +33.06% 14
High Wycombe - 1 £400 - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 49 (51.04%) Windows
2 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 24 (25.00%) VMware
4 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 22 (22.92%) UNIX
6 21 (21.88%) Perl
6 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (19.79%) Python
9 18 (18.75%) Analytics
10 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (16.67%) Java
11 16 (16.67%) Oracle
11 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 15 (15.63%) DV Cleared
12 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
12 15 (15.63%) Business Objects
13 14 (14.58%) Greenplum
13 14 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (13.54%) Web Services
14 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
15 12 (12.50%) ITIL
15 12 (12.50%) MySQL
15 12 (12.50%) C++
15 12 (12.50%) Firewall
15 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
16 11 (11.46%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.17%) Confluence
7 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (3.13%) SAS
8 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.08%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.08%) nginx
8 2 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (2.08%) Lync
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) PaaS
2 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Route 53
4 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) Firewall
1 12 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (9.38%) SAN
3 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.17%) Internet
5 4 (4.17%) HTTP
5 4 (4.17%) AMQP
5 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.13%) MPLS
6 3 (3.13%) SSL
7 2 (2.08%) DMZ
7 2 (2.08%) ADSL
7 2 (2.08%) LAN
7 2 (2.08%) VoIP
7 2 (2.08%) WLAN
7 2 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (12.50%) MySQL
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.25%) Big Data
5 6 (6.25%) DB2
6 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (3.13%) OLAP
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.04%) SQLite
10 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Subversion
2 5 (5.21%) JIRA
2 5 (5.21%) Introscope
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.17%) Gradle
3 4 (4.17%) Ant
3 4 (4.17%) JUnit
3 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.08%) NUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) Moq
6 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.04%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Developer
2 11 (11.46%) Architect
3 8 (8.33%) Administrator
4 7 (7.29%) Team Leader
4 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.13%) SAS Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 7 (7.29%) J2EE
3 6 (6.25%) LAMP
4 5 (5.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.17%) JMS
5 4 (4.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.17%) EJB
5 4 (4.17%) Java EE
5 4 (4.17%) JSON
5 4 (4.17%) jQuery
6 3 (3.13%) JNDI
6 3 (3.13%) CSS
6 3 (3.13%) JDBC
6 3 (3.13%) SOAP
6 3 (3.13%) XML
7 2 (2.08%) CGI
7 2 (2.08%) Middleware
7 2 (2.08%) .NET
7 2 (2.08%) WCF
7 2 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Clustering
1 9 (9.38%) Open Source
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Replication
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) BeagleBone
5 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) BBC
6 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Windows
2 22 (22.92%) UNIX
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.38%) Solaris
5 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.21%) CentOS
7 5 (5.21%) HPUX
8 4 (4.17%) AIX
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.17%) SUSE
9 3 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Fedora
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Analytics
2 16 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (11.46%) Service Management
5 10 (10.42%) OO
5 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (6.25%) TDD
7 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) High Availability
8 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.17%) Validation
9 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 21 (21.88%) Perl
3 19 (19.79%) Python
4 16 (16.67%) Java
5 12 (12.50%) C++
6 9 (9.38%) PHP
6 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.29%) Korn
7 7 (7.29%) C#
8 6 (6.25%) C
8 6 (6.25%) Ruby
9 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.17%) Jython
11 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.08%) VB
12 2 (2.08%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.42%) MCSE
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.38%) MCP
6 5 (5.21%) Degree
7 1 (1.04%) SAS Certification
7 1 (1.04%) GSAE
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.25%) NFS
5 5 (5.21%) Firmware
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) Docker
7 1 (1.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 8 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (5.21%) CA Wily
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.17%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.13%) YaST
4 3 (3.13%) Opsview
4 3 (3.13%) Nagios
5 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.08%) OVSD
5 2 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.04%) SCCM
6 1 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (1.04%) Netcool
6 1 (1.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) VMware
2 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) Oracle
4 15 (15.63%) Business Objects
5 14 (14.58%) Greenplum
6 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.33%) McAfee
7 8 (8.33%) Sophos
7 8 (8.33%) NetApp
7 8 (8.33%) Lumension
8 7 (7.29%) IBM
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco
9 4 (4.17%) HP
9 4 (4.17%) EMC
9 4 (4.17%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.13%) F5
10 3 (3.13%) Veritas
10 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec
11 2 (2.08%) Sun
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