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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 37 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.29% 4.07% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.93% 15.79% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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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
184 190 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.93% 25.75% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 23
Average daily rate £315 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
7 16 (29.09%) ITIL
8 14 (25.45%) UNIX
9 12 (21.82%) MCSE
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (21.82%) Service Management
9 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 11 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (20.00%) Lumension
10 11 (20.00%) McAfee
10 11 (20.00%) Sophos
10 11 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (20.00%) MCP
11 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.18%) MySQL
12 9 (16.36%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.73%) Firmware
13 7 (12.73%) SAN
13 7 (12.73%) PHP
13 7 (12.73%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) PaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Route 53
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 3 (5.45%) MPLS
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) VoIP
4 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 2 (3.64%) SSH
5 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.64%) WLAN
5 2 (3.64%) DMZ
5 2 (3.64%) ADSL
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) IPv4
6 1 (1.82%) IPv6
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) OLAP
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) HBase
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
2 1 (1.82%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.64%) SAS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
1 6 (10.91%) LAMP
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) HTML5
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) JMS
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.82%) Java EE
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) Yii
4 1 (1.82%) JPA
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) BBC
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) UNIX
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) HPUX
5 4 (7.27%) CentOS
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.45%) SUSE
6 3 (5.45%) Solaris
6 3 (5.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Service Management
3 5 (9.09%) Validation
3 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (9.09%) Analytics
3 5 (9.09%) Line Management
4 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.27%) Operations Management
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.27%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) Scrum
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) PHP
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C++
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) C
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) Bourne shell
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) COBOL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) MCSE
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) MCP
5 4 (7.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) GSAE
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.73%) Firmware
5 5 (9.09%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) Samba
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.82%) Docker
6 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.45%) YaST
3 2 (3.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool
4 1 (1.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) OVSD
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Lumension
3 11 (20.00%) McAfee
3 11 (20.00%) Sophos
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.27%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Veritas
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) Altiris
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) Sun
8 2 (3.64%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) Cognos
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper
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