Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.75% 4.28% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 20.66% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 10
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £419 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -21.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £341 £218 £275
90th Percentile £539 £631 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £420 £433
% change year-on-year +1.19% -2.89% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -11.76%

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 108 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.09% 20.72% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 68
Bedfordshire median daily rate £269 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £114 £205 £128
90th Percentile £488 £523 £575
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 28
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -67.06% +142.86%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.80 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £15.90 £50.71
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £21.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year -30.44% +25.29% +6.06%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 -17 9 £425 -26.09% 6
Dunstable - 5 £270 - 2
Henlow - 3 £425 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 15 (50.00%) SDLC
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) Service Management
4 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) DB2
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) HP
6 10 (33.33%) Unix
6 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (30.00%) VMware
7 9 (30.00%) Data Management
7 9 (30.00%) Teradata
7 9 (30.00%) Informix
7 9 (30.00%) ETL
7 9 (30.00%) XML
7 9 (30.00%) DataStage
7 9 (30.00%) QualityStage
7 9 (30.00%) FTP
7 9 (30.00%) XML Schema
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (30.00%) V-Model
7 9 (30.00%) Data Mapping
7 9 (30.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (30.00%) Data Quality
8 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared

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 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (20.00%) IaaS
5 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) FTP
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) DB2
2 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (30.00%) DataStage
3 9 (30.00%) Informix
3 9 (30.00%) QualityStage
4 5 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (6.67%) Impala
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 7 (23.33%) DataStage Developer
4 6 (20.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) XML
1 9 (30.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (23.33%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Android
4 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) SDLC
2 12 (40.00%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (30.00%) Data Integration
5 9 (30.00%) Data Management
5 9 (30.00%) Data Mapping
5 9 (30.00%) ETL
5 9 (30.00%) V-Model
6 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Data Privacy
7 6 (20.00%) DevOps
7 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security
8 5 (16.67%) Logistics
8 5 (16.67%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) vCloud
2 5 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.33%) HDFS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.33%) Oozie
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Teradata
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Google
5 7 (23.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco
7 3 (10.00%) F5
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) VocaLink
9 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.33%) Brocade
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Informatica
9 1 (3.33%) McAfee
9 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (3.33%) SAP