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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.59% 4.85% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.47% 20.87% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 15
Average daily rate
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£413 £318 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% +41.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £256 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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
191 206 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.39% 23.22% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 80 37
Average daily rate £358 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.61 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) UNIX
3 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
4 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
4 19 (26.39%) VMware
5 16 (22.22%) Java
6 15 (20.83%) Oracle
6 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.44%) Finance
8 13 (18.06%) Web Services
8 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
9 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 12 (16.67%) Clustering
10 11 (15.28%) MySQL
10 11 (15.28%) Firewall
10 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL
11 10 (13.89%) Solaris
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.89%) Subversion
11 10 (13.89%) Open Source
12 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
12 9 (12.50%) PHP
12 9 (12.50%) NetApp
12 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
13 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 8 (11.11%) IBM
13 8 (11.11%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.56%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.17%) SAS
5 2 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.78%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) PaaS
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
3 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) SAN
3 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
3 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.56%) AMQP
4 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) MPLS
5 2 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) ADSL
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) VoIP
6 1 (1.39%) WLAN
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) DB2
4 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.94%) Big Data
5 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) OLAP
6 3 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.39%) SQLite
8 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) Introscope
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.56%) Gradle
3 4 (5.56%) Ant
3 4 (5.56%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.78%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) Administrator
3 6 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) DBA
6 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) SAS Developer
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Web Services
2 7 (9.72%) J2EE
3 6 (8.33%) LAMP
4 5 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (6.94%) Java EE
5 4 (5.56%) JSON
5 4 (5.56%) jQuery
5 4 (5.56%) JMS
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) EJB
6 3 (4.17%) CSS
6 3 (4.17%) JDBC
6 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 3 (4.17%) JNDI
7 2 (2.78%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) .NET
7 2 (2.78%) HTML5
7 2 (2.78%) WCF
7 2 (2.78%) WPF
8 1 (1.39%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Clustering
2 10 (13.89%) Open Source
3 5 (6.94%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) BeagleBone
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) HACMP
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) UNIX
3 10 (13.89%) Solaris
4 8 (11.11%) AIX
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.94%) CentOS
5 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) SUSE
7 3 (4.17%) HPUX
7 3 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
1 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.11%) Scrum
2 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.72%) OO
3 7 (9.72%) Service Management
4 6 (8.33%) TDD
4 6 (8.33%) Analytics
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps
5 5 (6.94%) High Availability
5 5 (6.94%) MapReduce
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Web Development
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) PHP
2 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.11%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) C++
4 7 (9.72%) Korn
5 6 (8.33%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) C#
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Jython
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) C
9 2 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.33%) MCSE
5 5 (6.94%) MCP
6 4 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.39%) SAS Certification
7 1 (1.39%) GSAE
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.33%) NFS
5 3 (4.17%) Firmware
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.78%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.78%) Docker
7 1 (1.39%) HDFS
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.94%) CA Wily
3 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.17%) Opsview
4 3 (4.17%) YaST
4 3 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.78%) OVSD
5 2 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.39%) WSUS
6 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) VMware
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.50%) NetApp
5 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (8.33%) Veritas
7 5 (6.94%) Symantec
7 5 (6.94%) McAfee
7 5 (6.94%) Sophos
7 5 (6.94%) HP
7 5 (6.94%) Lumension
8 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco
9 3 (4.17%) EMC
9 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.17%) Brocade
9 3 (4.17%) F5
10 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.78%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 15 hours ago