Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 35 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.91% 2.27% 7.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.47% 20.59% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Luton median daily rate £375 £418 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.18% -28.94% +17.50%
10th Percentile £350 £353 £150
90th Percentile £508 £514 £641
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £488 £413
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% -17.50%
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 34 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.78% 11.04% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 15
Luton median daily rate £400 £320 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.42% +17.44%
10th Percentile £123 £114 £108
90th Percentile £475 £483 £633
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £265 £425
% change year-on-year +41.51% -37.65% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Luton median hourly rate £33.75 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.94% +14.29% -72.22%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £20.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% +46.43% -62.67%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) SSH
5 2 (22.22%) Squid
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MVC

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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Web Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP