Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 March 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 13 24
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 154 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.52% 9.74% 6.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.60% 40.42% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 39
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £350 £301 £313
90th Percentile £509 £540 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -1.18% +8.97% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% +66.98% +43.24%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 267 381 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.70% 24.10% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 159 161
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £380 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £159 £185 £281
90th Percentile £500 £509 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.90 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £13.51 £13.10 £8.89
90th Percentile £38.63 £24.60 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.80 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -9.71% +14.75% -4.69%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (38.30%) Windows
1 18 (38.30%) DevOps
2 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.17%) Unix
3 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
4 13 (27.66%) Confluence
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) JIRA
6 11 (23.40%) OpenShift
6 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (21.28%) Docker
7 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) IBM
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
9 8 (17.02%) Python
9 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) Service Management
10 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
10 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Ansible
11 6 (12.77%) Middleware
11 6 (12.77%) VMware

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 13 (27.66%) Confluence
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
5 2 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.13%) CICS
6 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.13%) JRun
6 1 (2.13%) Liferay
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) OpenShift
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.64%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.26%) GitHub
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) NuoDB
2 4 (8.51%) Redis
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) Cloudera CDH
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) HBase
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
3 12 (25.53%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.26%) FishEye
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.13%) Introscope
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Hadoop Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.26%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) Java EE
2 3 (6.38%) JSON
2 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.38%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) JMS
3 2 (4.26%) JTA
3 2 (4.26%) Servlets
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) IVR
4 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) DevOps
2 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (14.89%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) ITSM
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) High Availability
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.26%) Application Performance Management
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) Event Correlation
9 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C-shell
7 1 (2.13%) Java 8
7 1 (2.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
5 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) GCIH
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) SSCP
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) HDFS
4 1 (2.13%) Samba
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) OVSD
3 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
4 2 (4.26%) Control-M
4 2 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.26%) Nagios
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Terraform
5 1 (2.13%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) IBM
2 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) CA
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) White Clarke
8 1 (2.13%) Centrify
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp