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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 44 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.40% 4.17% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.47% 17.75% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Average daily rate £338 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £28.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +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
228 276 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.48% 23.51% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 106
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £18.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 22 £338 -5.59% 16
Aylesbury - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £220 - 7
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 61 (44.20%) Windows
2 60 (43.48%) Java
3 52 (37.68%) Finance
4 42 (30.43%) Unix
5 41 (29.71%) SQL
6 37 (26.81%) WebSphere
7 36 (26.09%) Clustering
8 30 (21.74%) Oracle
8 30 (21.74%) DB2
9 27 (19.57%) HTTP
10 25 (18.12%) Red Hat
10 25 (18.12%) Introscope
10 25 (18.12%) CA Wily
10 25 (18.12%) High Availability
11 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (15.22%) Apache
11 21 (15.22%) ITIL
12 20 (14.49%) XML
13 19 (13.77%) CA
14 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.32%) LDAP
15 17 (12.32%) Network Design
15 17 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.59%) IBM
16 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
17 14 (10.14%) Remedy
17 14 (10.14%) Perl
18 13 (9.42%) Data Modelling
18 13 (9.42%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (26.81%) WebSphere
2 21 (15.22%) Apache
3 17 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (4.35%) SAS
7 5 (3.62%) JBoss
7 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.45%) Liferay
10 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Staffware
2 1 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.57%) HTTP
2 17 (12.32%) LDAP
3 12 (8.70%) Firewall
4 8 (5.80%) SAN
5 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.62%) Internet
7 5 (3.62%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.62%) VPN
8 4 (2.90%) SSL
8 4 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.17%) BGP
9 3 (2.17%) Broadband
9 3 (2.17%) OSPF
10 2 (1.45%) Intranet
10 2 (1.45%) MPLS
10 2 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.74%) DB2
2 10 (7.25%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (5.07%) PowerCenter
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (4.35%) MS Access
4 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) DataStage
6 3 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.17%) QualityStage
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.45%) Impala
7 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Introscope
2 10 (7.25%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.35%) Toad
4 3 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.17%) JUnit
4 3 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Retail
2 11 (7.97%) Spanish Language
3 9 (6.52%) Banking
4 7 (5.07%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Administrator
2 26 (18.84%) Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) Developer
4 18 (13.04%) Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Junior
6 8 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) TIBCO Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) ITIL Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Middleware Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.49%) XML
2 9 (6.52%) J2EE
3 8 (5.80%) Middleware
3 8 (5.80%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (3.62%) HTML
4 5 (3.62%) HTML5
5 4 (2.90%) CSS
5 4 (2.90%) CSS3
5 4 (2.90%) JDBC
5 4 (2.90%) JNDI
5 4 (2.90%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (2.90%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.90%) SOAP
5 4 (2.90%) Web Services
5 4 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.45%) Spring
8 1 (0.72%) Java EE
8 1 (0.72%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Clustering
2 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.90%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.90%) e-Health
4 4 (2.90%) HACMP
5 3 (2.17%) LPAR
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.72%) PDA
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.20%) Windows
2 42 (30.43%) Unix
3 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.97%) AIX
5 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.35%) Solaris
7 6 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.62%) Android
8 5 (3.62%) CentOS
8 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.17%) VMS
9 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.72%) HPUX
11 1 (0.72%) NetWare
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) High Availability
2 21 (15.22%) ITIL
3 17 (12.32%) Network Design
4 13 (9.42%) Data Modelling
5 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.25%) Migration
6 8 (5.80%) Analytics
7 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) Change Management
7 6 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.35%) ETL
7 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.62%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.48%) Java
2 41 (29.71%) SQL
3 14 (10.14%) Perl
4 13 (9.42%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.97%) Python
6 10 (7.25%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.25%) Korn
7 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.35%) C
8 6 (4.35%) C++
9 5 (3.62%) C#
9 5 (3.62%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
10 4 (2.90%) AWK
10 4 (2.90%) Jython
10 4 (2.90%) sed
11 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) COBOL
12 1 (0.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) CCNP
5 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CCDP
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) CCSE
6 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) NFS
5 4 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.90%) Veritas File System
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.17%) iptables
6 3 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (18.12%) CA Wily
2 6 (4.35%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) OVSD
3 4 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (1.45%) Control-M
5 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (21.74%) Oracle
2 25 (18.12%) Red Hat
3 19 (13.77%) CA
4 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.59%) IBM
6 14 (10.14%) Remedy
7 12 (8.70%) VMware
8 11 (7.97%) Adobe
9 10 (7.25%) EMC
9 10 (7.25%) HP
10 8 (5.80%) Cisco
10 8 (5.80%) TIBCO
11 7 (5.07%) F5
12 6 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 6 (4.35%) Informatica
13 5 (3.62%) SAP
13 5 (3.62%) Symantec
14 4 (2.90%) Juniper
14 4 (2.90%) Nimsoft
14 4 (2.90%) Veritas
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