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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 35 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.62% 4.54% 4.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.48% 20.19% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 18
Median daily rate £355 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £600 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
211 213 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.97% 22.47% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 115
Median daily rate £358 £365 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +24.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +10 35 £355 -5.33% 9
Aylesbury +1 1 £325 - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Unix
3 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
4 28 (29.47%) Java
4 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (25.26%) Scrum
6 21 (22.11%) Oracle
6 21 (22.11%) ITIL
7 20 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 18 (18.95%) VMware
10 17 (17.89%) Spring
10 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
11 16 (16.84%) Python
11 16 (16.84%) XML
11 16 (16.84%) SCCM
12 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
12 15 (15.79%) Finance
12 15 (15.79%) JMS
12 15 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (14.74%) J2EE
13 14 (14.74%) Firewall
13 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
14 13 (13.68%) CentOS
14 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.68%) SAN
14 13 (13.68%) MS Excel

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 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.53%) Apache
3 9 (9.47%) Drupal
4 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (6.32%) IIS
6 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.11%) SAS
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) IaaS
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.11%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) Firewall
2 13 (13.68%) SAN
3 7 (7.37%) NAS
4 6 (6.32%) ATM
4 6 (6.32%) DMZ
4 6 (6.32%) Internet
4 6 (6.32%) LAN
4 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 6 (6.32%) WLAN
5 5 (5.26%) ADSL
5 5 (5.26%) MPLS
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) VoIP
6 4 (4.21%) Intranet
6 4 (4.21%) LDAP
6 4 (4.21%) VPN
6 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.16%) AMQP
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) Big Data
2 11 (11.58%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.47%) MySQL
4 8 (8.42%) DB2
5 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.16%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (3.16%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.05%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (1.05%) HBase
10 1 (1.05%) Impala
10 1 (1.05%) NewSQL
10 1 (1.05%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) Gradle
4 6 (6.32%) Bitbucket
4 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.32%) Maven
5 5 (5.26%) Ant
5 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.26%) Selenium
6 4 (4.21%) Hudson
6 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.16%) JUnit
7 3 (3.16%) Mockito
7 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.16%) Spock
8 1 (1.05%) Appium
8 1 (1.05%) GDB
8 1 (1.05%) Genymotion
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
2 8 (8.42%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Military
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Developer
2 12 (12.63%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Architect
4 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.32%) VMware Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.21%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Data Centre Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Voice Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) Spring
2 16 (16.84%) XML
3 15 (15.79%) JMS
4 14 (14.74%) J2EE
5 12 (12.63%) Web Services
6 11 (11.58%) Java EE
7 10 (10.53%) REST
7 10 (10.53%) SAML
7 10 (10.53%) XSLT
8 9 (9.47%) SailPoint
9 7 (7.37%) HTML
9 7 (7.37%) Node.js
9 7 (7.37%) SOAP
10 6 (6.32%) Apache Camel
10 6 (6.32%) CSS
11 5 (5.26%) .NET
11 5 (5.26%) EJB
11 5 (5.26%) Grails
11 5 (5.26%) Spring Integration
12 4 (4.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Clustering
1 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) IVR
4 3 (3.16%) Replication
5 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Unix
3 28 (29.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.68%) CentOS
5 8 (8.42%) Solaris
5 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.32%) zOS
7 4 (4.21%) Android
8 3 (3.16%) AIX
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) Scrum
3 21 (22.11%) ITIL
4 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.68%) ITIL V2
6 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 9 (9.47%) High Availability
8 9 (9.47%) TDD
9 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Logistics
10 7 (7.37%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (7.37%) Microservices
11 6 (6.32%) Identity Management
11 6 (6.32%) MapReduce
11 6 (6.32%) Open Source
11 6 (6.32%) Release Management
11 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.47%) Java
2 16 (16.84%) Python
3 10 (10.53%) C++
3 10 (10.53%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.42%) Perl
6 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.32%) Groovy
7 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.26%) C#
8 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.16%) C
10 3 (3.16%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) Jython
11 1 (1.05%) Korn
11 1 (1.05%) PHP
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) MCSE
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) vCloud
4 8 (8.42%) Docker
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.11%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) SCCM
2 13 (13.68%) Puppet
3 9 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.42%) vRealize
5 5 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.21%) SCOM
7 3 (3.16%) Nagios
7 3 (3.16%) Opsview
7 3 (3.16%) vMotion
8 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.05%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.05%) OVSD
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.11%) Oracle
3 20 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 18 (18.95%) VMware
5 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 7 (7.37%) Symantec
7 5 (5.26%) Altiris
8 4 (4.21%) Avaya
8 4 (4.21%) Genesys
8 4 (4.21%) KANA
9 3 (3.16%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.16%) Pega
9 3 (3.16%) Veeam
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
10 2 (2.11%) Veritas
11 1 (1.05%) Aruba
11 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.05%) Lumension
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