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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 55 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.59% 2.19% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.11% 10.06% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £286 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% +63.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £278 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £331 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
238 179 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.19% 21.75% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 69
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 August 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 (40.20%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) UNIX
3 32 (31.37%) Finance
4 29 (28.43%) Oracle
4 29 (28.43%) Clustering
5 24 (23.53%) SQL
6 22 (21.57%) Java
7 20 (19.61%) AIX
8 19 (18.63%) Red Hat
8 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (18.63%) High Availability
9 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 17 (16.67%) Solaris
10 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
10 15 (14.71%) VMware
11 14 (13.73%) SAN
11 14 (13.73%) Migration
11 14 (13.73%) DB2
12 13 (12.75%) ITIL
12 13 (12.75%) IBM
12 13 (12.75%) HP
12 13 (12.75%) Hadoop
12 13 (12.75%) Big Data
13 12 (11.76%) DV Cleared
13 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.78%) HTTP
14 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.78%) Python
14 11 (10.78%) SAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.78%) SAS
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.90%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.94%) Lync
5 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.94%) nginx
6 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) SAN
2 11 (10.78%) Firewall
2 11 (10.78%) HTTP
2 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.82%) LDAP
4 4 (3.92%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) Broadband
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) SNMP
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
6 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.96%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.98%) LTE
7 1 (0.98%) AMQP
7 1 (0.98%) 4G
7 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.98%) 2G
7 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) DB2
2 13 (12.75%) Hadoop
2 13 (12.75%) Big Data
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.84%) PowerCenter
6 5 (4.90%) MySQL
7 4 (3.92%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.94%) MS Access
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.98%) OLAP
10 1 (0.98%) Informix
10 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Subversion
2 7 (6.86%) Introscope
3 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.94%) Toad
5 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.96%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.98%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) GCC
6 1 (0.98%) SCons
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.86%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Administrator
2 11 (10.78%) Consultant
3 10 (9.80%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Hadoop Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) DBA
6 5 (4.90%) SAS Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Data Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.94%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) XML
1 8 (7.84%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.94%) LAMP
3 3 (2.94%) SAP XI
3 3 (2.94%) J2EE
4 2 (1.96%) JDBC
4 2 (1.96%) SOAP
4 2 (1.96%) JNDI
4 2 (1.96%) Java EE
4 2 (1.96%) jQuery
4 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.96%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.98%) JSON
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (0.98%) EJB
5 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Clustering
2 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.86%) HACMP
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.92%) Replication
6 3 (2.94%) LPAR
7 2 (1.96%) e-Health
7 2 (1.96%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.98%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.20%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) UNIX
3 20 (19.61%) AIX
4 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (16.67%) Solaris
6 5 (4.90%) VMS
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.94%) Android
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) High Availability
2 14 (13.73%) Migration
3 13 (12.75%) ITIL
4 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 9 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (7.84%) Change Control
6 8 (7.84%) Project Management
6 8 (7.84%) Network Design
7 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.86%) Change Management
7 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.86%) Analytics
8 6 (5.88%) OO
8 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.88%) ETL
9 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 22 (21.57%) Java
3 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.78%) Python
4 11 (10.78%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.80%) Korn
6 6 (5.88%) C#
6 6 (5.88%) C++
7 5 (4.90%) Perl
7 5 (4.90%) C
7 5 (4.90%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) AWK
8 3 (2.94%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) VB
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.94%) sed
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
9 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.96%) Jython
9 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.96%) Degree
5 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.98%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.86%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.90%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.94%) vSphere
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
6 2 (1.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) CA Wily
2 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.92%) Opsview
3 4 (3.92%) Nagios
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.92%) OVSD
4 2 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 19 (18.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (14.71%) VMware
4 13 (12.75%) IBM
4 13 (12.75%) HP
5 11 (10.78%) EMC
5 11 (10.78%) NetApp
5 11 (10.78%) TIBCO
5 11 (10.78%) Symantec
5 11 (10.78%) 3PAR
6 10 (9.80%) Veritas
6 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.84%) Informatica
8 7 (6.86%) Cloudera
9 6 (5.88%) Brocade
9 6 (5.88%) Remedy
10 5 (4.90%) Adobe
11 4 (3.92%) Citrix
11 4 (3.92%) CA
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco
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