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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 40 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.27% 3.73% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.99% 15.31% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Average daily rate £356 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
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
177 196 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.14% 24.35% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 77
Average daily rate £360 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 48 (47.06%) Windows
2 44 (43.14%) Java
3 40 (39.22%) Finance
4 35 (34.31%) SQL
5 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 26 (25.49%) Unix
7 25 (24.51%) Oracle
7 25 (24.51%) Introscope
7 25 (24.51%) CA Wily
8 22 (21.57%) Clustering
8 22 (21.57%) DB2
9 21 (20.59%) ITIL
10 20 (19.61%) HTTP
11 19 (18.63%) CA
12 18 (17.65%) High Availability
13 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 15 (14.71%) Apache
13 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (13.73%) IBM
15 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
15 13 (12.75%) Remedy
15 13 (12.75%) XML
15 13 (12.75%) Data Modelling
15 13 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
17 11 (10.78%) IBM HTTP Server
18 10 (9.80%) VMware
18 10 (9.80%) DB2 UDB
18 10 (9.80%) Network Design
18 10 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.71%) Apache
3 12 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (10.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (5.88%) SAS
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.96%) Liferay
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) Staffware
2 1 (0.98%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) HTTP
2 10 (9.80%) LDAP
3 8 (7.84%) Firewall
4 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.90%) iSCSI
6 5 (4.90%) SAN
7 4 (3.92%) SSL
7 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.94%) Broadband
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
9 2 (1.96%) Intranet
9 2 (1.96%) VPN
10 1 (0.98%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) DB2
2 10 (9.80%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) MS Access
4 6 (5.88%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) DataStage
7 3 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL
7 3 (2.94%) QualityStage
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.96%) Impala
8 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Introscope
2 10 (9.80%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.88%) Toad
4 3 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.94%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.94%) JUnit
4 3 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Spanish Language
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Analyst
2 21 (20.59%) Administrator
3 19 (18.63%) Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Consultant
5 8 (7.84%) Junior
6 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (6.86%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) TIBCO Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) XML
2 7 (6.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (4.90%) HTML
3 5 (4.90%) HTML5
4 4 (3.92%) CSS
4 4 (3.92%) CSS3
4 4 (3.92%) J2EE
4 4 (3.92%) JDBC
4 4 (3.92%) JNDI
4 4 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (3.92%) SAP XI
4 4 (3.92%) SOAP
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.96%) Middleware
6 2 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (0.98%) Java EE
7 1 (0.98%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.98%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Clustering
2 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.92%) e-Health
5 3 (2.94%) HACMP
5 3 (2.94%) LPAR
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.98%) PDA
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Unix
3 13 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.84%) AIX
5 7 (6.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) CentOS
6 5 (4.90%) Solaris
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) Android
7 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) VMS
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.98%) NetWare
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) High Availability
3 13 (12.75%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.80%) Network Design
5 7 (6.86%) Analytics
6 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.88%) Migration
6 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (4.90%) Change Management
7 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.90%) ETL
7 5 (4.90%) ITSM
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Web Development
8 4 (3.92%) OO
8 4 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) SQL
3 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.82%) Korn
4 9 (8.82%) Python
5 7 (6.86%) Perl
6 5 (4.90%) PHP
7 4 (3.92%) C
7 4 (3.92%) C#
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) Jython
7 4 (3.92%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.94%) AWK
8 3 (2.94%) sed
9 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CCSE
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.90%) NFS
4 3 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.94%) Veritas File System
4 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (24.51%) CA Wily
2 6 (5.88%) SCCM
3 4 (3.92%) OVSD
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) Control-M
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) Oracle
2 19 (18.63%) CA
3 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.73%) IBM
5 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.75%) Remedy
6 10 (9.80%) VMware
7 8 (7.84%) EMC
7 8 (7.84%) HP
8 7 (6.86%) Adobe
8 7 (6.86%) TIBCO
9 6 (5.88%) Informatica
10 5 (4.90%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.92%) NetQoS
11 4 (3.92%) Nimsoft
11 4 (3.92%) SAP
11 4 (3.92%) Symantec
12 3 (2.94%) Citrix
12 3 (2.94%) Dell
12 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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