Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 42 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.79% 3.30% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.22% 19.64% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.14% -20.45%
10th Percentile £346 £369 £305
90th Percentile £490 £544 £579
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £38.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year +18.95% +5.52% -10.71%

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 90 112 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.85% 16.79% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 75
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% +4.87%
10th Percentile £130 £196 £113
90th Percentile £500 £513 £523
East of England median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -56.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.85 £10.70
90th Percentile £18.70 £17.65 £50.76
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +9 19 £450 -6.25% 7
Henlow - 3 £425 -
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) SDLC
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle
3 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 11 (37.93%) Big Data
4 11 (37.93%) Analytics
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (34.48%) High Availability
5 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) Informix
6 9 (31.03%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) DB2
6 9 (31.03%) ETL
6 9 (31.03%) FTP
6 9 (31.03%) XML Schema
6 9 (31.03%) DataStage
6 9 (31.03%) QualityStage
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) HP
6 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (31.03%) Teradata
6 9 (31.03%) Data Quality
6 9 (31.03%) Data Management

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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 4 (13.79%) Akamai
5 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) FTP
2 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) VLAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 9 (31.03%) DataStage
2 9 (31.03%) DB2
2 9 (31.03%) Informix
2 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (31.03%) QualityStage
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.79%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.34%) Impala
5 3 (10.34%) OLTP
5 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ETL Developer
3 7 (24.14%) DataStage Developer
4 6 (20.69%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Architect
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) XML
1 9 (31.03%) XML Schema
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) Kafka
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) XSL
6 1 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
1 14 (48.28%) SDLC
2 13 (44.83%) Service Management
3 11 (37.93%) Analytics
4 10 (34.48%) High Availability
5 9 (31.03%) Data Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Data Management
5 9 (31.03%) Data Mapping
5 9 (31.03%) ETL
5 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
5 9 (31.03%) V-Model
6 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (20.69%) Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) Logistics
8 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) Data Quality
2 4 (13.79%) SLA
3 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Flume
3 3 (10.34%) HDFS
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Terraform
3 3 (10.34%) Oozie
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Citrix
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 9 (31.03%) HP
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Teradata
4 6 (20.69%) Cloudera
5 4 (13.79%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) SAP