Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.78% 3.26% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.26% 17.60% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £346 £381 £319
90th Percentile £490 £540 £456
East of England median daily rate £448 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.07% +7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -20.00%

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 99 125 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.20% 18.52% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 69
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +12.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £121
90th Percentile £496 £500 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -61.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £22.53 £15.50 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -2.94%

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 September 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 September 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 +14 22 £450 -6.25% 4
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) Big Data
3 11 (42.31%) Analytics
3 11 (42.31%) Ansible
4 10 (38.46%) Terraform
4 10 (38.46%) High Availability
5 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (23.08%) Cloudera
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Project Management
8 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Migration

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (19.23%) IaaS
4 4 (15.38%) Akamai
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) VLAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Kudu
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) Impala
4 3 (11.54%) OLTP
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Kafka
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
3 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Analytics
2 10 (38.46%) High Availability
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Data Science
7 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (15.38%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) VCP5
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Docker
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Flume
4 3 (11.54%) HDFS
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Ansible
2 10 (38.46%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) Oozie
4 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cloudera
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) SAP