Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 9 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.49% 2.62% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.96% 23.53% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Luton median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £345 £354 £150
90th Percentile £515 £513 £620
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £478 £381
% change year-on-year -5.76% +25.25% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 17.56% 11.15% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 25
Luton median daily rate £400 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £155
90th Percentile £495 £494 £591
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £330 £388
% change year-on-year +17.42% -14.84% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Luton median hourly rate £33.75 £50.78 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.54% +276.15% -24.71%
10th Percentile £20.70 £50.78 £11.80
90th Percentile £47.20 £50.78 £14.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -31.00% +85.19% -61.43%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Luton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Luton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Luton over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Luton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Big Data
2 9 (52.94%) Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) High Availability
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Ansible
4 7 (41.18%) Terraform
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
7 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
7 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
7 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) Python

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Akamai
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
3 3 (17.65%) FTP
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Big Data
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Impala
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Web Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) High Availability
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Task Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
1 7 (41.18%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) Oozie
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle