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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 65 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.72% 7.15% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.85% 27.54% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 20
Median daily rate £408 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% +15.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
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
133 236 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.88% 25.96% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 106
Median daily rate £383 £390 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.78 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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 39 (45.35%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 31 (36.05%) Unix
4 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (29.07%) Scrum
6 25 (29.07%) ITIL
6 25 (29.07%) Java
7 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
8 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
9 18 (20.93%) Python
9 18 (20.93%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (19.77%) Red Hat
10 17 (19.77%) VMware
11 16 (18.60%) Firewall
11 16 (18.60%) Oracle
12 15 (17.44%) SQL
12 15 (17.44%) XML
12 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
12 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
13 14 (16.28%) MS Office
13 14 (16.28%) J2EE
14 13 (15.12%) Web Services
14 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
14 13 (15.12%) SCCM
14 13 (15.12%) Big Data
14 13 (15.12%) ITIL V2
15 12 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.30%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) Drupal
2 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) IaaS
2 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) Firewall
2 10 (11.63%) SAN
3 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.14%) Internet
4 7 (8.14%) NAS
5 6 (6.98%) DMZ
5 6 (6.98%) LAN
5 6 (6.98%) WAN
5 6 (6.98%) WLAN
6 5 (5.81%) ADSL
6 5 (5.81%) Intranet
6 5 (5.81%) MPLS
6 5 (5.81%) VoIP
7 4 (4.65%) LDAP
7 4 (4.65%) VPN
7 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.49%) ATM
8 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Big Data
2 11 (12.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.14%) DB2
4 7 (8.14%) MySQL
4 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.65%) Cloudera CDH
8 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.49%) Data Lake
8 3 (3.49%) HBase
8 3 (3.49%) Impala
8 3 (3.49%) PowerCenter
8 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) Gradle
4 5 (5.81%) Ant
4 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.81%) Selenium
5 4 (4.65%) Hudson
5 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.49%) Introscope
6 3 (3.49%) JIRA
7 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.33%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Log4j
8 1 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Spock
8 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Military
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Developer
2 9 (10.47%) Architect
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (8.14%) Administrator
5 6 (6.98%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Specialist
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Unix Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Voice Architect
8 3 (3.49%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) XML
2 14 (16.28%) J2EE
3 13 (15.12%) Web Services
4 11 (12.79%) JMS
5 10 (11.63%) XSLT
6 9 (10.47%) HTML
6 9 (10.47%) SailPoint
6 9 (10.47%) SAML
6 9 (10.47%) Spring
7 8 (9.30%) CSS
7 8 (9.30%) SOAP
8 6 (6.98%) REST
9 5 (5.81%) .NET
9 5 (5.81%) EJB
9 5 (5.81%) Java EE
9 5 (5.81%) jQuery
9 5 (5.81%) Node.js
9 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
3 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.65%) IVR
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.49%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Unix
3 27 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (12.79%) CentOS
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.65%) Android
6 4 (4.65%) Solaris
7 3 (3.49%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.49%) zOS
8 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 25 (29.07%) Scrum
3 13 (15.12%) ITIL V2
4 12 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (11.63%) Capacity Management
5 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.63%) TDD
6 8 (9.30%) High Availability
6 8 (9.30%) MapReduce
6 8 (9.30%) Migration
6 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.14%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.98%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Open Source
8 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.98%) Web Development
9 5 (5.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) Python
3 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) C++
5 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.30%) Perl
6 7 (8.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.81%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.49%) C
8 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) Scala
9 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) Jython
9 2 (2.33%) Korn
9 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.16%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (12.79%) vCloud
5 8 (9.30%) Docker
6 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) NFS
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.49%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 11 (12.79%) Puppet
3 8 (9.30%) vRealize
4 7 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.14%) SCOM
5 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.49%) CA Wily
6 3 (3.49%) Nagios
6 3 (3.49%) Opsview
6 3 (3.49%) vMotion
7 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.16%) OVSD
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Red Hat
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) IBM
4 7 (8.14%) Symantec
5 5 (5.81%) Altiris
6 4 (4.65%) Avaya
6 4 (4.65%) Genesys
6 4 (4.65%) KANA
6 4 (4.65%) NetApp
7 3 (3.49%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.49%) Pega
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) Veeam
8 1 (1.16%) Aruba
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.16%) Lumension