The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 34 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.81% 2.02% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.28% 8.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
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£363 £230 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.95% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £212 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £273 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 168 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.85% 24.21% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 70
Average daily rate £346 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £193 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 50 (62.50%) UNIX
2 46 (57.50%) Windows
3 26 (32.50%) Java
3 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
4 25 (31.25%) Change Management
5 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
6 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
7 21 (26.25%) VMware
7 21 (26.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (26.25%) LDAP
8 18 (22.50%) Web Services
8 18 (22.50%) J2EE
8 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
10 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 16 (20.00%) Oracle
10 16 (20.00%) SOAP
10 16 (20.00%) DTS
11 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
11 14 (17.50%) SQL
11 14 (17.50%) IBM
11 14 (17.50%) Finance
12 13 (16.25%) iSCSI
12 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (15.00%) CentOS
13 12 (15.00%) NetApp
13 12 (15.00%) AIX
13 12 (15.00%) Apache
14 11 (13.75%) NFS
14 11 (13.75%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 21 (26.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (15.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.00%) FileNet
4 4 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) Liferay
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.75%) SAS
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (1.25%) Lync
7 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) AWD
2 2 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) LDAP
2 13 (16.25%) iSCSI
3 10 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (8.75%) Internet
5 4 (5.00%) HTTP
5 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.00%) SAN
5 4 (5.00%) Intranet
6 3 (3.75%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.75%) NAS
6 3 (3.75%) SMTP
7 2 (2.50%) ICMP
7 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (1.25%) LAN
8 1 (1.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.25%) SSL
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) DTS
2 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.25%) DB2
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.50%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.25%) OLTP
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) Informix
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Introscope
1 4 (5.00%) Subversion
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Ant
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.50%) Grunt
3 2 (2.50%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Administrator
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Support
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.50%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) J2EE
1 18 (22.50%) Web Services
2 16 (20.00%) SOAP
3 7 (8.75%) LAMP
4 5 (6.25%) RESTful
5 4 (5.00%) WebCenter
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) XML
6 3 (3.75%) HTML5
6 3 (3.75%) CSS3
6 3 (3.75%) Worklight
6 3 (3.75%) Dojo
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (2.50%) MEAP
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.50%) Ajax
7 2 (2.50%) JDBC
7 2 (2.50%) .NET
7 2 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) EPoS
2 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.75%) CESG
2 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) PKI
3 2 (2.50%) EMC Centera
3 2 (2.50%) Clustering
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) HACMP
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) UNIX
2 46 (57.50%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.00%) CentOS
4 12 (15.00%) AIX
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.00%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.25%) zOS
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Change Management
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.25%) Change Control
4 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.00%) Service Management
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.50%) ETL
7 2 (2.50%) Content Management
7 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.50%) Release Management
7 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Java
2 14 (17.50%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) Perl
5 3 (3.75%) VB
5 3 (3.75%) C++
5 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) COBOL
7 1 (1.25%) sed
7 1 (1.25%) C#
7 1 (1.25%) AWK
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.75%) MCSE
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.75%) NFS
5 5 (6.25%) Postfix
5 5 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.25%) Squid
6 2 (2.50%) vSphere
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (5.00%) CA Wily
3 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.25%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) Control-M
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) VMware
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.50%) IBM
4 12 (15.00%) NetApp
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.75%) HP
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) Lumension
7 4 (5.00%) FatWire
7 4 (5.00%) Kofax
8 3 (3.75%) ReadSoft
8 3 (3.75%) F5
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 3 (3.75%) McAfee
8 3 (3.75%) Sophos
9 2 (2.50%) StorageTek
9 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.50%) Sun
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