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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.37% 5.41% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 25.34% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 10
Median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
152 221 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.46% 21.35% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 75
Median daily rate £425 £368 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 1 October 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Linux.

1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) ITIL
3 30 (37.50%) Unix
4 24 (30.00%) SQL
5 23 (28.75%) Scrum
6 22 (27.50%) Windows
6 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (23.75%) Python
9 18 (22.50%) Tomcat
10 17 (21.25%) J2EE
11 16 (20.00%) XML
11 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 16 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 15 (18.75%) Oracle
13 14 (17.50%) J2SE
13 14 (17.50%) IBM
13 14 (17.50%) TDD
14 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.25%) VMware
14 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
14 13 (16.25%) MS Office
15 12 (15.00%) XSLT
15 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
15 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
16 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
16 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 18 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.75%) Apache
4 6 (7.50%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) SAS
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.25%) CICS
8 1 (1.25%) CMS
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.25%) Heroku
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
2 6 (7.50%) SAN
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.00%) DMZ
4 4 (5.00%) LAN
4 4 (5.00%) LDAP
4 4 (5.00%) NAS
4 4 (5.00%) WAN
4 4 (5.00%) WLAN
5 3 (3.75%) ADSL
5 3 (3.75%) MPLS
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) ATM
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 2 (2.50%) Network Security
6 2 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.50%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.75%) Cloudera CDH
4 7 (8.75%) DB2
4 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.50%) Data Lake
5 6 (7.50%) HBase
5 6 (7.50%) Impala
5 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 3 (3.75%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Log4j
3 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.75%) Introscope
7 1 (1.25%) Ant
7 1 (1.25%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) Hudson
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 15 (18.75%) Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Data Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Hadoop Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Data Centre Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) NetApp Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) J2EE
2 16 (20.00%) XML
3 14 (17.50%) J2SE
4 12 (15.00%) XSLT
5 11 (13.75%) Node.js
6 10 (12.50%) Web Services
7 9 (11.25%) XML Schema
8 8 (10.00%) Spring
9 7 (8.75%) SOAP
10 6 (7.50%) JMS
10 6 (7.50%) jQuery
11 5 (6.25%) CSS
11 5 (6.25%) HTML
11 5 (6.25%) REST
11 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.00%) React
12 4 (5.00%) RESTful
13 3 (3.75%) HTML5
13 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Blockchain
4 4 (5.00%) IVR
5 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Unix
2 22 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (27.50%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (3.75%) Android
4 3 (3.75%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (3.75%) Solaris
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.50%) zOS
6 1 (1.25%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) ITIL
2 23 (28.75%) Scrum
3 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.00%) ITIL V2
7 8 (10.00%) Kanban
7 8 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (8.75%) MapReduce
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Analytics
9 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Data Ingestion
9 6 (7.50%) ETL Development
9 6 (7.50%) Functional Programming
9 6 (7.50%) SQL Optimisation
9 6 (7.50%) Use Case
9 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 19 (23.75%) Python
4 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.75%) Scala
7 6 (7.50%) C++
8 4 (5.00%) Go
8 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) Jython
10 2 (2.50%) Korn
11 1 (1.25%) C#
11 1 (1.25%) JCL
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) Data Quality
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) NFS
4 6 (7.50%) vCloud
5 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.00%) Docker
7 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.75%) vSphere
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCOM
2 6 (7.50%) SCCM
3 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.00%) Puppet
5 3 (3.75%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.75%) vMotion
5 3 (3.75%) vRealize
6 2 (2.50%) OVSD
7 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.25%) Control-M
7 1 (1.25%) Mesos
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 14 (17.50%) IBM
4 13 (16.25%) VMware
5 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.50%) Cloudera
7 4 (5.00%) Avaya
7 4 (5.00%) Genesys
7 4 (5.00%) KANA
7 4 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.75%) Altiris
8 3 (3.75%) Veeam
9 2 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (1.25%) Aruba
10 1 (1.25%) CA
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco
10 1 (1.25%) Informatica
10 1 (1.25%) Lumension
10 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.25%) SAP
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