Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 July 2017 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 29 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 212 131 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.95% 6.56% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.55% 31.12% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 41
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +26.15%
10th Percentile £301 £234 £310
90th Percentile £573 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £38.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.41% +78.01%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -11.76%

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 550 421 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.82% 21.09% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 184 202
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £165 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.50 £44.20
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Buckinghamshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Milton Keynes +15 165 £375 -11.76% 6
High Wycombe -7 2 - - 1
Amersham +2 1 - -
Marlow -1 1 £775 +362.69% 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 102 (48.11%) Windows
2 85 (40.09%) VMware
3 83 (39.15%) Unix
4 63 (29.72%) Ansible
5 59 (27.83%) Finance
6 52 (24.53%) Oracle
7 47 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (20.75%) OpenStack
8 44 (20.75%) Migration
9 37 (17.45%) Python
10 36 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (16.51%) GitLab
11 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (15.57%) AIX
12 33 (15.57%) MongoDB
13 32 (15.09%) Banking
14 31 (14.62%) ITIL
15 29 (13.68%) Shell Script
16 28 (13.21%) Active Directory
16 28 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (13.21%) OpenShift
17 27 (12.74%) DevOps
17 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
17 27 (12.74%) Red Hat
17 27 (12.74%) Java
18 26 (12.26%) DB2
19 25 (11.79%) Project Management
19 25 (11.79%) Apache Cassandra
20 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (10.85%) Git (software)

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 44 (20.75%) OpenStack
2 10 (4.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.25%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.77%) Apache
5 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.36%) Confluence
7 5 (2.36%) IIS
7 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.42%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.42%) SAS
9 2 (0.94%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) WildFly
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.42%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 47 (22.17%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (13.21%) OpenShift
4 18 (8.49%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Office 365
6 2 (0.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.38%) LDAP
2 13 (6.13%) SAN
3 9 (4.25%) Internet
4 8 (3.77%) BIG-IP
5 7 (3.30%) Firewall
6 5 (2.36%) Intranet
7 4 (1.89%) DNS
7 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.42%) HTTP
8 3 (1.42%) WAN
9 2 (0.94%) ATM
9 2 (0.94%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.47%) BGP
10 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.47%) IPv4
10 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.47%) NAS
10 1 (0.47%) OSPF
10 1 (0.47%) SMTP
10 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.57%) MongoDB
2 26 (12.26%) DB2
3 25 (11.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.49%) MySQL
5 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.19%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (4.25%) Redis
8 4 (1.89%) Big Data
8 4 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.47%) NuoDB
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (16.51%) GitLab
2 23 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.30%) JIRA
5 6 (2.83%) Maven
6 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.36%) GDB
6 5 (2.36%) Introscope
7 4 (1.89%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.89%) GNU Toolchain
7 4 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.89%) Trac
8 3 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.42%) Gradle
8 3 (1.42%) Selenium
8 3 (1.42%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.94%) Ant
9 2 (0.94%) Hudson
10 1 (0.47%) GCC
10 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 59 (27.83%) Finance
2 32 (15.09%) Banking
3 5 (2.36%) Marketing
4 4 (1.89%) Games
4 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.42%) Electronics
5 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (14.15%) Administrator
2 27 (12.74%) Developer
3 26 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (8.49%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Monitoring Specialist
9 12 (5.66%) Architect
10 11 (5.19%) Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Linux Support
12 8 (3.77%) Cloud Automation Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
12 8 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
14 6 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (2.83%) DBA
14 6 (2.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) HTML
1 12 (5.66%) YAML
2 9 (4.25%) Spring
3 8 (3.77%) Java EE
3 8 (3.77%) ODBC
4 7 (3.30%) JMS
4 7 (3.30%) Web Services
5 6 (2.83%) HTML5
6 5 (2.36%) .NET
6 5 (2.36%) CSS
6 5 (2.36%) REST
6 5 (2.36%) SOAP
6 5 (2.36%) XML
7 4 (1.89%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.89%) Grails
7 4 (1.89%) J2EE
7 4 (1.89%) Node.js
7 4 (1.89%) RESTful
7 4 (1.89%) Spring Integration
8 3 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (10.38%) Public Cloud
3 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.77%) Clustering
5 8 (3.77%) DataPower
6 6 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.36%) e-Health
8 4 (1.89%) iPad
8 4 (1.89%) LPAR
8 4 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.89%) Online Games
8 4 (1.89%) Replication
8 4 (1.89%) User Experience
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.94%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 102 (48.11%) Windows
2 83 (39.15%) Unix
3 33 (15.57%) AIX
4 18 (8.49%) Solaris
4 18 (8.49%) Windows Server
5 17 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.19%) CentOS
8 9 (4.25%) Ubuntu
8 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.36%) zOS
10 4 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.89%) VMS
10 4 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.94%) Android
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.94%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.75%) Migration
2 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.62%) ITIL
4 27 (12.74%) DevOps
5 25 (11.79%) Project Management
6 22 (10.38%) Task Automation
7 21 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (8.96%) Incident Management
9 18 (8.49%) Configuration Management
9 18 (8.49%) Virtual Environments
10 16 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (7.55%) Service Management
11 15 (7.08%) Change Management
12 14 (6.60%) ITSM
13 13 (6.13%) Scrum
14 12 (5.66%) High Availability
14 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (5.66%) ITIL V3
14 12 (5.66%) Validation
15 10 (4.72%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.45%) Python
2 29 (13.68%) Shell Script
3 27 (12.74%) Java
4 23 (10.85%) SQL
5 21 (9.91%) Perl
6 15 (7.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.83%) C#
7 6 (2.83%) C++
7 6 (2.83%) Groovy
8 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.89%) PHP
10 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.94%) Ruby
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) Korn
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.60%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.66%) MCSE
4 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.19%) MCP
6 5 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.36%) Degree
7 3 (1.42%) APMG
8 1 (0.47%) CISA
8 1 (0.47%) CISM
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) GIAC
8 1 (0.47%) GSAE
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) RHCE
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.47%) GPG13
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 28 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (4.72%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.36%) vSphere
6 3 (1.42%) Docker
7 2 (0.94%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) vCloud
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 63 (29.72%) Ansible
2 12 (5.66%) Rundeck
3 7 (3.30%) SCOM
4 6 (2.83%) OVSD
4 6 (2.83%) SCCM
5 5 (2.36%) CA Wily
5 5 (2.36%) Nagios
5 5 (2.36%) Puppet
6 3 (1.42%) OpenView
6 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.42%) vMotion
7 2 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) Cacti
8 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Mesos
8 1 (0.47%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 85 (40.09%) VMware
2 52 (24.53%) Oracle
3 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.74%) Red Hat
4 22 (10.38%) IBM
5 19 (8.96%) Remedy
6 18 (8.49%) Citrix
7 17 (8.02%) CA
8 16 (7.55%) Nimsoft
9 15 (7.08%) HP
10 8 (3.77%) F5
10 8 (3.77%) SAP
11 7 (3.30%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.83%) BMC
12 6 (2.83%) Cisco
12 6 (2.83%) WSO2
13 5 (2.36%) NetQoS
13 5 (2.36%) Pega
14 4 (1.89%) NetApp
15 3 (1.42%) ILOG
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