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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 77 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.61% 2.26% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.60% 10.59% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £275 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
313 255 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.81% 21.36% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 106 104
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +25 55 £450 +57.20% 8
Amersham +4 2 - - 1
High Wycombe -1 1 £450 +28.57% 4
Marlow - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) UNIX
3 42 (31.82%) Clustering
4 40 (30.30%) Finance
5 34 (25.76%) Oracle
6 33 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 31 (23.48%) Java
8 30 (22.73%) High Availability
9 29 (21.97%) SQL
10 28 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.91%) AIX
12 20 (15.15%) Solaris
12 20 (15.15%) Shell Script
12 20 (15.15%) Data Centre
13 18 (13.64%) Migration
14 17 (12.88%) VMware
14 17 (12.88%) SAN
14 17 (12.88%) HTTP
15 16 (12.12%) DB2
15 16 (12.12%) HP
15 16 (12.12%) Bash Shell
16 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
16 15 (11.36%) Big Data
16 15 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.36%) Apache
16 15 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (10.61%) Python
17 14 (10.61%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (11.36%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) SAS
3 12 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.06%) JBoss
5 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.55%) IIS
7 5 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.27%) nginx
8 3 (2.27%) Lync
8 3 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.76%) Confluence
10 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Office
2 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) HTTP
1 17 (12.88%) SAN
2 14 (10.61%) LDAP
2 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.09%) Firewall
4 8 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (3.03%) VPN
6 3 (2.27%) DNS
6 3 (2.27%) Broadband
6 3 (2.27%) DHCP
7 2 (1.52%) SNMP
7 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.52%) SSL
7 2 (1.52%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.76%) LTE
8 1 (0.76%) AMQP
8 1 (0.76%) 4G
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) DB2
2 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 15 (11.36%) Big Data
3 10 (7.58%) PowerCenter
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.55%) MySQL
6 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.27%) MS Access
9 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.52%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.76%) HBase
10 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Subversion
2 7 (5.30%) Introscope
3 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.27%) Toad
5 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.52%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.76%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.76%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.76%) GCC
6 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.76%) SCons
6 1 (0.76%) Gradle
General
1 40 (30.30%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (30.30%) Administrator
2 13 (9.85%) Developer
3 12 (9.09%) Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Consultant
4 10 (7.58%) Hadoop Administrator
5 8 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.55%) SAS Administrator
7 6 (4.55%) Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.79%) DBA
9 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) XML
2 11 (8.33%) J2EE
3 9 (6.82%) Middleware
3 9 (6.82%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (3.03%) Web Services
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.03%) SAP XI
5 3 (2.27%) LAMP
5 3 (2.27%) STL
6 2 (1.52%) .NET
6 2 (1.52%) JDBC
6 2 (1.52%) SOAP
6 2 (1.52%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.52%) JNDI
6 2 (1.52%) Java EE
6 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.52%) scikit-learn
6 2 (1.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.82%) Clustering
2 20 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) HACMP
5 5 (3.79%) Replication
6 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) LPAR
8 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.52%) e-Health
8 2 (1.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.76%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.76%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) CMDB
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) UNIX
3 28 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (15.91%) AIX
5 20 (15.15%) Solaris
6 5 (3.79%) VMS
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.27%) Android
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.52%) CentOS
8 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) High Availability
2 18 (13.64%) Migration
3 15 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (10.61%) ITIL
5 12 (9.09%) Network Design
6 11 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (7.58%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.58%) Change Management
7 10 (7.58%) Project Management
8 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.06%) Analytics
8 8 (6.06%) Change Control
9 7 (5.30%) OO
9 7 (5.30%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.30%) ETL
10 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) Java
2 29 (21.97%) SQL
3 20 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.61%) Python
5 14 (10.61%) Perl
6 11 (8.33%) Korn
6 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.58%) C++
8 6 (4.55%) PHP
8 6 (4.55%) C
8 6 (4.55%) C#
9 5 (3.79%) Ruby
10 3 (2.27%) sed
10 3 (2.27%) Scala
10 3 (2.27%) VB
10 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.27%) AWK
11 2 (1.52%) Jython
11 2 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.85%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) Degree
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.30%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) vSphere
4 5 (3.79%) Veritas File System
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.52%) Firmware
6 2 (1.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) CA Wily
2 5 (3.79%) Puppet
2 5 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.03%) Opsview
3 4 (3.03%) Nagios
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.03%) OVSD
4 2 (1.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) SCCM
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Control-M
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (25.76%) Oracle
2 33 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.88%) VMware
4 16 (12.12%) HP
5 14 (10.61%) IBM
6 13 (9.85%) EMC
7 12 (9.09%) TIBCO
8 11 (8.33%) Symantec
8 11 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 11 (8.33%) F5
8 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.33%) NetApp
8 11 (8.33%) Veritas
9 10 (7.58%) Informatica
10 9 (6.82%) Cloudera
11 8 (6.06%) Adobe
12 7 (5.30%) Remedy
13 6 (4.55%) Brocade
13 6 (4.55%) SAP
14 4 (3.03%) Cisco
Buckinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago