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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.39% 6.08% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.69% 27.75% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 12
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
130 173 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.46% 21.90% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 74
Median daily rate £450 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £32.07 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 34 (51.52%) ITIL
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) Unix
3 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 18 (27.27%) Windows
5 17 (25.76%) Finance
6 15 (22.73%) SQL
6 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.21%) VMware
8 12 (18.18%) Perl
8 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (16.67%) CentOS
9 11 (16.67%) SCOM
9 11 (16.67%) iSCSI
9 11 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 11 (16.67%) High Availability
9 11 (16.67%) Oracle
9 11 (16.67%) MS Office
9 11 (16.67%) HP
9 11 (16.67%) NFS
9 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (15.15%) Service Management
10 10 (15.15%) ITSM
10 10 (15.15%) IBM
10 10 (15.15%) PHP
10 10 (15.15%) Web Development
10 10 (15.15%) OVSD

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 (13.64%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.03%) PowerExchange
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) CICS
6 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Staffware
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (1.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 6 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Broadband
3 3 (4.55%) Intranet
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) IPX
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 5 (7.58%) HBase
4 5 (7.58%) Impala
5 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Log4j
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Introscope
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Administrator
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) CSS
1 8 (12.12%) CSS3
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
1 8 (12.12%) HTML5
1 8 (12.12%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) J2SE
3 6 (9.09%) XSLT
4 5 (7.58%) J2EE
4 5 (7.58%) XML Schema
5 3 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) Java EE
6 2 (3.03%) JDBC
6 2 (3.03%) Spring
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.52%) GWT
7 1 (1.52%) JNDI
7 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) HACMP
3 3 (4.55%) LPAR
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Unix
2 18 (27.27%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.67%) CentOS
4 11 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (4.55%) AIX
7 3 (4.55%) VMS
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (1.52%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.52%) NetWare
9 1 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) High Availability
3 10 (15.15%) ITSM
3 10 (15.15%) Service Management
3 10 (15.15%) Web Development
4 9 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 9 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
6 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) ETL
8 5 (7.58%) Analytics
8 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.58%) ETL Development
8 5 (7.58%) Functional Programming
8 5 (7.58%) MapReduce
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Optimisation
8 5 (7.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) Perl
4 10 (15.15%) PHP
5 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) Python
6 6 (9.09%) Scala
6 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) AWK
7 3 (4.55%) sed
8 2 (3.03%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) JCL
9 1 (1.52%) Jython
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) NFS
3 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.55%) Veritas File System
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) Docker
6 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCOM
2 10 (15.15%) OVSD
3 4 (6.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.52%) Control-M
4 1 (1.52%) Mesos
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 14 (21.21%) VMware
2 11 (16.67%) HP
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (15.15%) IBM
4 6 (9.09%) NetApp
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.58%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec
7 3 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.55%) EMC
7 3 (4.55%) Informatica
7 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (1.52%) arcserve
8 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) Lotus
8 1 (1.52%) Novell
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
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