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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 38 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 56 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.30% 5.44% 5.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.07% 22.86% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 29
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
279 280 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.43% 23.79% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 61
Average daily rate £395 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £112.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +6 50 £425 +33.85% 8
Aylesbury - 2 £410 -
High Wycombe - 1 £400 - 3
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 53 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
3 28 (26.42%) UNIX
4 25 (23.58%) SQL
5 22 (20.75%) Python
6 21 (19.81%) VMware
6 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
7 20 (18.87%) Analytics
7 20 (18.87%) Perl
8 19 (17.92%) DV Cleared
9 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.98%) Java
9 18 (16.98%) Finance
10 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (15.09%) C++
11 16 (15.09%) Oracle
11 16 (15.09%) Business Objects
11 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
12 13 (12.26%) Firewall
12 13 (12.26%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (12.26%) Greenplum
12 13 (12.26%) Solaris
12 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
13 12 (11.32%) OO
13 12 (11.32%) Web Services
13 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
13 12 (11.32%) Clustering
13 12 (11.32%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (6.60%) MS Exchange
1 7 (6.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) SAS
4 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.77%) Confluence
5 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.89%) Lync
6 2 (1.89%) nginx
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) PaaS
2 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.77%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Firewall
2 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.38%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (8.49%) SAN
4 5 (4.72%) DNS
5 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 4 (3.77%) HTTP
5 4 (3.77%) AMQP
5 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.83%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) SSL
7 2 (1.89%) SNMP
7 2 (1.89%) SSH
8 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.94%) 4G
8 1 (0.94%) Network Security
8 1 (0.94%) LTE
8 1 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (12.26%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.43%) MySQL
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.60%) Big Data
5 7 (6.60%) DB2
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.83%) OLAP
9 3 (2.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (2.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.89%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.94%) SQLite
11 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Subversion
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.72%) JIRA
3 5 (4.72%) Introscope
4 4 (3.77%) Ant
4 4 (3.77%) JUnit
4 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.77%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.77%) Gradle
5 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.89%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.89%) Moq
6 2 (1.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.94%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.94%) JMeter
7 1 (0.94%) GCC
7 1 (0.94%) SCons
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Developer
2 11 (10.38%) Architect
3 9 (8.49%) Administrator
4 8 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.83%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) SAS Developer
8 3 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (2.83%) DBA
8 3 (2.83%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Web Services
2 7 (6.60%) J2EE
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.72%) LAMP
3 5 (4.72%) Java EE
4 4 (3.77%) JSON
4 4 (3.77%) jQuery
4 4 (3.77%) JMS
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
4 4 (3.77%) EJB
5 3 (2.83%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) JDBC
5 3 (2.83%) SOAP
5 3 (2.83%) .NET
5 3 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.83%) JNDI
6 2 (1.89%) HTML5
6 2 (1.89%) CGI
6 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Clustering
2 10 (9.43%) Open Source
3 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Replication
5 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.83%) HACMP
7 3 (2.83%) BeagleBone
8 2 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.94%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.94%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.94%) BBC
9 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.00%) Windows
2 28 (26.42%) UNIX
3 13 (12.26%) Solaris
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.49%) AIX
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.66%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.77%) SUSE
8 4 (3.77%) HPUX
8 4 (3.77%) CentOS
9 3 (2.83%) Android
9 3 (2.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.94%) Fedora
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Analytics
2 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.32%) OO
4 11 (10.38%) ITIL
4 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.49%) Service Management
7 8 (7.55%) Scrum
8 6 (5.66%) TDD
8 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.66%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.72%) High Availability
9 5 (4.72%) MapReduce
9 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.72%) Project Management
9 5 (4.72%) Migration
10 4 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 22 (20.75%) Python
3 20 (18.87%) Perl
4 18 (16.98%) Java
5 16 (15.09%) C++
6 11 (10.38%) C
6 11 (10.38%) C#
7 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.55%) PHP
9 7 (6.60%) Korn
10 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.72%) Ruby
11 4 (3.77%) Jython
11 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.83%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.83%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.89%) VB
13 2 (1.89%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.92%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) MCP
4 7 (6.60%) MCSE
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.94%) GSAE
5 1 (0.94%) MCSA
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.66%) Firmware
4 6 (5.66%) NFS
5 3 (2.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.89%) vSphere
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.89%) Docker
7 1 (0.94%) HDFS
7 1 (0.94%) Samba
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Puppet
2 6 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.72%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.77%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.83%) Opsview
5 3 (2.83%) YaST
5 3 (2.83%) Nagios
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.89%) OVSD
6 2 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.94%) SCCM
7 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.94%) WSUS
7 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) VMware
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 16 (15.09%) Business Objects
4 13 (12.26%) Greenplum
5 10 (9.43%) NetApp
6 9 (8.49%) IBM
7 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.66%) Veritas
8 6 (5.66%) HP
8 6 (5.66%) McAfee
8 6 (5.66%) Sophos
8 6 (5.66%) Lumension
9 5 (4.72%) Symantec
9 5 (4.72%) EMC
10 4 (3.77%) Brocade
10 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.83%) F5
11 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
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Posted: 9 days ago