The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 65 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
Buckinghamshire

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Milton Keynes region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

LAMP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Postfix
2 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing LAMP 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 LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp