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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux 44 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.58% 4.99% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.19% 21.24% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
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
168 226 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.11% 23.52% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 86 76
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.57 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% +24.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £30.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 42 (53.16%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) ITIL
3 25 (31.65%) Unix
4 23 (29.11%) Windows
5 22 (27.85%) SQL
6 20 (25.32%) Scrum
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.78%) Python
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (20.25%) Bash Shell
10 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
11 15 (18.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (17.72%) TDD
12 14 (17.72%) SCOM
12 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
12 14 (17.72%) VMware
12 14 (17.72%) IBM
12 14 (17.72%) XML
12 14 (17.72%) Oracle
12 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
12 14 (17.72%) NFS
12 14 (17.72%) J2SE
13 13 (16.46%) J2EE
13 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
13 13 (16.46%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (15.19%) Finance
15 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL

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 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.86%) Apache
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) CICS
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.27%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) Internet
5 3 (3.80%) Intranet
5 3 (3.80%) LDAP
5 3 (3.80%) SAN
6 2 (2.53%) DMZ
6 2 (2.53%) HTTP
6 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
6 2 (2.53%) NAS
6 2 (2.53%) Network Security
6 2 (2.53%) SSL
6 2 (2.53%) WAN
6 2 (2.53%) WLAN
7 1 (1.27%) ADSL
7 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.27%) MPLS
7 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database
1 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.13%) Big Data
4 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.59%) Cloudera CDH
5 6 (7.59%) Data Lake
5 6 (7.59%) DB2
5 6 (7.59%) HBase
5 6 (7.59%) Impala
5 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Log4j
3 7 (8.86%) Selenium
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) Introscope
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) Gradle
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Military
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Applications Support
2 16 (20.25%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Applications Support Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Data Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Hadoop Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Linux Support
5 6 (7.59%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (6.33%) Linux Developer
6 5 (6.33%) NetApp Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) J2SE
1 14 (17.72%) XML
2 13 (16.46%) J2EE
3 11 (13.92%) XSLT
4 10 (12.66%) Node.js
5 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 9 (11.39%) XML Schema
6 6 (7.59%) CSS
6 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 6 (7.59%) HTML5
6 6 (7.59%) Spring
7 5 (6.33%) CSS3
7 5 (6.33%) jQuery
7 5 (6.33%) SOAP
8 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.06%) JMS
8 4 (5.06%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (5.06%) RESTful
8 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.06%) Blockchain
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.80%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.80%) IVR
4 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Unix
2 23 (29.11%) Windows
3 15 (18.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.59%) CentOS
6 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Scrum
3 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 13 (16.46%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.13%) Web Development
8 7 (8.86%) ITSM
8 7 (8.86%) Kanban
8 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.59%) Data Ingestion
9 6 (7.59%) ETL Development
9 6 (7.59%) Functional Programming
9 6 (7.59%) High Availability
9 6 (7.59%) MapReduce
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Optimisation
9 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 18 (22.78%) Python
4 16 (20.25%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.86%) Scala
7 6 (7.59%) C++
7 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 6 (7.59%) PHP
8 4 (5.06%) Go
8 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Jython
9 2 (2.53%) Korn
10 1 (1.27%) C#
10 1 (1.27%) JCL
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) Data Quality
1 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) NFS
3 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) SCOM
2 7 (8.86%) OVSD
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) Control-M
5 1 (1.27%) Mesos
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) SCSM
5 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) IBM
2 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) NetApp
4 8 (10.13%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) Cloudera
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.80%) Avaya
7 3 (3.80%) Genesys
7 3 (3.80%) KANA
8 1 (1.27%) Altiris
8 1 (1.27%) arcserve
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Veeam