Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.47% 4.50% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.49% 22.48% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% -17.50%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £150
90th Percentile £508 £556 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year -0.59% +20.57% -6.00%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 71 129 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.96% 20.03% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 91 66
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £265 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -37.65% +17.24%
10th Percentile £131 £125 £156
90th Percentile £488 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +46.43% -62.67%
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.57 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +0.39% -5.71%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 9 £375 -10.18% 4
Dunstable -8 1 - - 3
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Web Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP