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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 25 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 35 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.90% 4.65% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.34% 18.33% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 18
Median daily rate £355 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.63%

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
164 180 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.66% 25.35% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 93
Median daily rate £355 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.56% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 January 2017, 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 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.44%) Unix
4 27 (34.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.38%) Java
6 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
7 21 (26.58%) Scrum
8 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
8 20 (25.32%) ITIL
9 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
10 18 (22.78%) Oracle
11 17 (21.52%) VMware
12 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
13 15 (18.99%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (18.99%) XML
13 15 (18.99%) JMS
13 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
14 14 (17.72%) Spring
14 14 (17.72%) Python
14 14 (17.72%) Firewall
15 13 (16.46%) J2EE
15 13 (16.46%) SCCM
15 13 (16.46%) CentOS
15 13 (16.46%) ITIL V2
16 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
16 12 (15.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (15.19%) Web Services
17 11 (13.92%) Clustering

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 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 8 (10.13%) Drupal
4 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.80%) IIS
8 1 (1.27%) SAS
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) IaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.53%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (2.53%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) SAN
3 7 (8.86%) NAS
4 6 (7.59%) DMZ
4 6 (7.59%) Internet
4 6 (7.59%) LAN
4 6 (7.59%) WAN
4 6 (7.59%) WLAN
5 5 (6.33%) ADSL
5 5 (6.33%) MPLS
5 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) VoIP
6 4 (5.06%) Intranet
6 4 (5.06%) LDAP
6 4 (5.06%) VPN
6 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.80%) AMQP
7 3 (3.80%) ATM
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Big Data
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.33%) DB2
6 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.27%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (1.27%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Gradle
4 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.59%) Maven
5 5 (6.33%) Ant
5 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.33%) Selenium
6 4 (5.06%) Hudson
6 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.80%) JIRA
7 3 (3.80%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Mockito
7 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.80%) Spock
8 1 (1.27%) Appium
8 1 (1.27%) Genymotion
8 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (6.33%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Voice Architect
8 3 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) JMS
1 15 (18.99%) XML
2 14 (17.72%) Spring
3 13 (16.46%) J2EE
4 12 (15.19%) Web Services
5 10 (12.66%) REST
5 10 (12.66%) XSLT
6 9 (11.39%) Java EE
6 9 (11.39%) SailPoint
6 9 (11.39%) SAML
7 7 (8.86%) HTML
7 7 (8.86%) SOAP
8 6 (7.59%) Apache Camel
8 6 (7.59%) CSS
8 6 (7.59%) Node.js
9 5 (6.33%) .NET
9 5 (6.33%) EJB
9 5 (6.33%) Grails
9 5 (6.33%) Spring Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Clustering
1 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.80%) IVR
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.53%) Statistics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Unix
3 27 (34.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (16.46%) CentOS
5 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.33%) Solaris
7 4 (5.06%) Android
8 3 (3.80%) AIX
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.80%) zOS
9 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Scrum
3 20 (25.32%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) ITIL V2
5 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.66%) Capacity Management
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.13%) High Availability
8 8 (10.13%) TDD
9 7 (8.86%) Migration
10 6 (7.59%) Open Source
10 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.59%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.33%) CRM
11 5 (6.33%) Identity Management
11 5 (6.33%) UML
11 5 (6.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) Java
2 14 (17.72%) Python
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) Groovy
6 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.33%) C#
7 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) C
8 3 (3.80%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) Jython
10 1 (1.27%) Korn
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) vCloud
4 8 (10.13%) Docker
5 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.80%) vSphere
6 2 (2.53%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCCM
2 11 (13.92%) Puppet
3 8 (10.13%) vRealize
4 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (5.06%) SCOM
7 3 (3.80%) Nagios
7 3 (3.80%) Opsview
7 3 (3.80%) vMotion
8 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.27%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.27%) OVSD
8 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Red Hat
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle
4 17 (21.52%) VMware
5 8 (10.13%) IBM
6 7 (8.86%) Symantec
7 5 (6.33%) Altiris
8 4 (5.06%) Avaya
8 4 (5.06%) Genesys
8 4 (5.06%) KANA
9 3 (3.80%) Pega
9 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 2 (2.53%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.53%) SAP
10 2 (2.53%) Veritas
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco
11 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.27%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.27%) HP
11 1 (1.27%) Lumension
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