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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 32 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.67% 3.14% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.96% 13.17% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 15
Median daily rate £355 £469 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.26% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £574 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
167 167 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.01% 23.86% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 79
Median daily rate £350 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Median hourly rate £10.20 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.68 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 February 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 February 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 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Unix
2 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.71%) ITIL
6 22 (26.51%) Java
6 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
6 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
7 21 (25.30%) Red Hat
8 20 (24.10%) VMware
9 19 (22.89%) Oracle
10 18 (21.69%) Scrum
11 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
12 14 (16.87%) XML
13 13 (15.66%) JMS
13 13 (15.66%) Finance
13 13 (15.66%) DV Cleared
13 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
13 13 (15.66%) CentOS
13 13 (15.66%) ITIL V2
13 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
14 12 (14.46%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (14.46%) SCCM
14 12 (14.46%) Python
15 11 (13.25%) Apache
15 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
15 11 (13.25%) XSLT

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 (13.25%) Apache
1 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.64%) Drupal
3 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Office
2 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) IaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) SAN
3 7 (8.43%) NAS
4 6 (7.23%) DMZ
4 6 (7.23%) Internet
4 6 (7.23%) LAN
4 6 (7.23%) WAN
4 6 (7.23%) WLAN
5 5 (6.02%) ADSL
5 5 (6.02%) MPLS
5 5 (6.02%) VoIP
6 4 (4.82%) Intranet
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.61%) AMQP
7 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.41%) ATM
8 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.20%) HTTP
9 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Big Data
1 10 (12.05%) MySQL
2 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.61%) DB2
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.25%) Gradle
3 7 (8.43%) Maven
4 6 (7.23%) Ant
4 6 (7.23%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.02%) Hudson
6 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 3 (3.61%) JUnit
6 3 (3.61%) Mockito
6 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.61%) Spock
7 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.41%) Introscope
7 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Architect
4 6 (7.23%) Monitoring Specialist
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Specialist
5 5 (6.02%) Administrator
5 5 (6.02%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.82%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Specialist
6 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Voice Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) XML
2 13 (15.66%) JMS
3 11 (13.25%) Spring
3 11 (13.25%) Web Services
3 11 (13.25%) XSLT
4 10 (12.05%) Java EE
5 9 (10.84%) HTML
5 9 (10.84%) J2EE
5 9 (10.84%) SailPoint
5 9 (10.84%) SAML
6 8 (9.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.43%) REST
8 6 (7.23%) .NET
8 6 (7.23%) Apache Camel
8 6 (7.23%) EJB
9 5 (6.02%) Grails
9 5 (6.02%) RESTful
9 5 (6.02%) Spring Integration
10 3 (3.61%) Node.js
10 3 (3.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) e-Health
5 2 (2.41%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) IVR
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Unix
3 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.66%) CentOS
5 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.02%) Android
7 4 (4.82%) Solaris
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.41%) zOS
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) ITIL
3 18 (21.69%) Scrum
4 13 (15.66%) ITIL V2
5 10 (12.05%) Capacity Management
5 10 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.84%) TDD
7 8 (9.64%) High Availability
7 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.43%) Migration
8 7 (8.43%) OO
8 7 (8.43%) Open Source
9 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (7.23%) MapReduce
9 6 (7.23%) Microservices
9 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 12 (14.46%) Python
3 8 (9.64%) Perl
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) C#
5 6 (7.23%) C++
5 6 (7.23%) Groovy
5 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.82%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) C
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.66%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.46%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (13.25%) vCloud
5 8 (9.64%) Docker
6 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.61%) vSphere
8 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
8 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 11 (13.25%) Puppet
3 8 (9.64%) vRealize
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
5 5 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.61%) Nagios
7 3 (3.61%) Opsview
7 3 (3.61%) vMotion
8 2 (2.41%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) Red Hat
3 20 (24.10%) VMware
4 19 (22.89%) Oracle
5 8 (9.64%) Nimsoft
6 7 (8.43%) Symantec
7 6 (7.23%) CA
7 6 (7.23%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) Altiris
8 5 (6.02%) Remedy
9 3 (3.61%) HP
9 3 (3.61%) Pega
9 3 (3.61%) Veeam
10 2 (2.41%) Citrix
10 2 (2.41%) F5
10 2 (2.41%) NetQoS
10 2 (2.41%) SAP
10 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.41%) Veritas
11 1 (1.20%) CyberArk
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