The table below looks at the statistics for Linux 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 Linux over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 35 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.02% 5.09% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.33% 23.59% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 13
Average daily rate £450 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 195 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.82% 21.57% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 78
Average daily rate £410 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Milton Keynes region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 25 (38.46%) Windows
3 24 (36.92%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) Finance
5 19 (29.23%) Unix
6 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
7 15 (23.08%) SQL
8 14 (21.54%) Apache
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.54%) WebSphere
8 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (20.00%) High Availability
9 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (20.00%) VMware
10 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
10 12 (18.46%) Perl
11 10 (15.38%) PHP
11 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (15.38%) IBM
12 9 (13.85%) ITSM
12 9 (13.85%) Introscope
12 9 (13.85%) MS Office
12 9 (13.85%) HP
12 9 (13.85%) CentOS
12 9 (13.85%) Web Development
12 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
12 9 (13.85%) CA Wily
13 8 (12.31%) HTML5
13 8 (12.31%) CSS3
13 8 (12.31%) OVSD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (21.54%) Apache
1 14 (21.54%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.54%) CICS
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.54%) Liferay
6 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.54%) Staffware
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) iSCSI
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
3 5 (7.69%) HTTP
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) Broadband
5 3 (4.62%) Intranet
5 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) SSL
6 1 (1.54%) IPX
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.15%) Big Data
3 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.15%) HBase
3 4 (6.15%) Impala
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) MS Access
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Introscope
2 3 (4.62%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) Gradle
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Administrator
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Junior
7 3 (4.62%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.08%) Informatica Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) NetApp Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) CSS
1 8 (12.31%) CSS3
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
1 8 (12.31%) HTML5
1 8 (12.31%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (6.15%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) JDBC
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.62%) JNDI
3 3 (4.62%) SOAP
3 3 (4.62%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.08%) Java EE
4 2 (3.08%) Middleware
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) EJB
5 1 (1.54%) GWT
5 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.54%) JMS
5 1 (1.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) HACMP
4 3 (4.62%) LPAR
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.54%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.54%) PDA
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Unix
3 9 (13.85%) CentOS
3 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.62%) AIX
7 3 (4.62%) VMS
8 2 (3.08%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.54%) NetWare
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) High Availability
3 9 (13.85%) ITSM
3 9 (13.85%) Web Development
4 8 (12.31%) Service Management
5 7 (10.77%) Capacity Management
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.23%) ETL
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) TDD
8 4 (6.15%) Analytics
8 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Functional Programming
8 4 (6.15%) MapReduce
8 4 (6.15%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Perl
4 10 (15.38%) PHP
5 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.69%) Python
7 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) Korn
7 4 (6.15%) Scala
8 3 (4.62%) AWK
8 3 (4.62%) C#
8 3 (4.62%) Jython
8 3 (4.62%) sed
9 2 (3.08%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) JCL
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) NFS
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas File System
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) CA Wily
2 8 (12.31%) OVSD
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 4 (6.15%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) Control-M
4 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) IBM
4 9 (13.85%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) EMC
7 5 (7.69%) CA
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.15%) Cloudera
8 4 (6.15%) Symantec
8 4 (6.15%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) Informatica
9 3 (4.62%) Veritas
10 2 (3.08%) Remedy
11 1 (1.54%) arcserve
11 1 (1.54%) Lotus
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