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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 43 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.41% 1.41% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.23% 5.46% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £327 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £379 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
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
197 183 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.36% 25.88% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 32
Average daily rate £280 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £130 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) UNIX
3 19 (38.00%) VMware
4 14 (28.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (28.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.00%) MCSE
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (20.00%) Service Management
9 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec
9 9 (18.00%) McAfee
9 9 (18.00%) Sophos
9 9 (18.00%) SQL
9 9 (18.00%) MCP
9 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (18.00%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (18.00%) Lumension
10 7 (14.00%) Retail
10 7 (14.00%) SAN
10 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 6 (12.00%) Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Firmware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.00%) FileNet
5 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.00%) Liferay
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.00%) AWD
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Route 53
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) WAN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) VoIP
3 3 (6.00%) MPLS
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (4.00%) DMZ
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) WLAN
4 2 (4.00%) ADSL
4 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 2 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) Informix
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) Introscope
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.00%) JPA
3 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) EPoS
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) UNIX
3 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) HPUX
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 4 (8.00%) CentOS
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Service Management
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.00%) Line Management
5 4 (8.00%) Validation
5 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Web Development
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) PHP
3 4 (8.00%) C++
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) Korn
4 2 (4.00%) Bourne shell
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) COBOL
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.00%) MCP
5 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) Firmware
4 5 (10.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Samba
5 1 (2.00%) Squid
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.00%) Postfix
5 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec
1 9 (18.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.00%) YaST
3 2 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.00%) Control-M
4 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) OVSD
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
5 9 (18.00%) McAfee
5 9 (18.00%) Sophos
5 9 (18.00%) Lumension
6 4 (8.00%) Veritas
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
7 3 (6.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.00%) Altiris
8 2 (4.00%) Sun
8 2 (4.00%) Kofax
8 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) ReadSoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago