Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +26
Contract jobs citing Linux 154 95 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.78% 7.46% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 31.99% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 46
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.60% +21.07%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £309
90th Percentile £588 £500 £569
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -3.85% -8.24% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £19.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £26.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +39.47% -52.50%

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 374 297 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.32% 23.31% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 162
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £214
90th Percentile £500 £525 £537
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -7.10% +3.33% +16.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £16.24 £21.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Linux.

1 73 (47.40%) Windows
2 65 (42.21%) Ansible
3 53 (34.42%) Unix
4 45 (29.22%) Python
5 44 (28.57%) Finance
5 44 (28.57%) VMware
6 41 (26.62%) Oracle
7 38 (24.68%) Banking
8 36 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 34 (22.08%) SQL
10 34 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.78%) DevOps
12 30 (19.48%) OpenStack
12 30 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
13 29 (18.83%) OpenShift
14 28 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
15 27 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (16.23%) Task Automation
16 25 (16.23%) MongoDB
17 24 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (15.58%) Migration
18 23 (14.94%) DB2
18 23 (14.94%) IBM
18 23 (14.94%) Performance Monitoring
19 22 (14.29%) Perl
20 21 (13.64%) Java
21 20 (12.99%) Active Directory

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 30 (19.48%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (7.79%) Confluence
4 6 (3.90%) IIS
4 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.25%) Apache
5 5 (3.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.95%) SAS
8 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.60%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (18.83%) OpenShift
3 27 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (12.34%) IaaS
5 13 (8.44%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.19%) PaaS
7 7 (4.55%) Office 365
8 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) LDAP
2 12 (7.79%) Firewall
3 5 (3.25%) SAN
4 4 (2.60%) Internet
5 3 (1.95%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.95%) Intranet
6 2 (1.30%) Skype
6 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) AMQP
7 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) NAS
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
3 25 (16.23%) MongoDB
4 23 (14.94%) DB2
5 19 (12.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (11.69%) MySQL
7 16 (10.39%) DB2 UDB
8 14 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 9 (5.84%) Redis
10 7 (4.55%) Big Data
11 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.25%) NuoDB
12 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.30%) HBase
14 2 (1.30%) Impala
14 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.69%) GitLab
3 16 (10.39%) JIRA
4 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.84%) Selenium
6 7 (4.55%) Maven
7 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.95%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.95%) webpack
8 2 (1.30%) Ant
8 2 (1.30%) Gradle
8 2 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 38 (24.68%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) International Banking
4 4 (2.60%) Games
5 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (18.18%) Administrator
2 18 (11.69%) Developer
3 16 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (9.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.44%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) DBA
8 9 (5.84%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Linux Support
11 6 (3.90%) Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (3.25%) DB2 DBA
12 5 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.25%) Migration Engineer
12 5 (3.25%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) YAML
2 11 (7.14%) HTML
3 9 (5.84%) .NET
3 9 (5.84%) Spring
4 7 (4.55%) JMS
4 7 (4.55%) Web Services
5 6 (3.90%) ODBC
5 6 (3.90%) REST
6 5 (3.25%) Java EE
6 5 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Camel
7 4 (2.60%) Grails
7 4 (2.60%) J2EE
7 4 (2.60%) Node.js
7 4 (2.60%) Spring Integration
7 4 (2.60%) XML
8 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.95%) HTML5
8 3 (1.95%) Kafka
8 3 (1.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Public Cloud
2 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.25%) AS400
3 5 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) iPad
4 4 (2.60%) Online Games
5 2 (1.30%) Clustering
5 2 (1.30%) DataPower
5 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.30%) LPAR
5 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (47.40%) Windows
2 53 (34.42%) Unix
3 28 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.84%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.55%) AIX
8 7 (4.55%) Android
9 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.90%) Solaris
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.95%) VMS
12 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.65%) CentOS
13 1 (0.65%) SUSE
13 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.78%) DevOps
3 25 (16.23%) Task Automation
4 24 (15.58%) Migration
4 24 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (14.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (10.39%) ITIL
6 16 (10.39%) Project Management
7 10 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 10 (6.49%) ITIL V3
7 10 (6.49%) Scrum
7 10 (6.49%) Security Management
7 10 (6.49%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (5.84%) Open Source
9 8 (5.19%) Change Management
9 8 (5.19%) Microservices
9 8 (5.19%) Service Management
10 7 (4.55%) Web Development
11 6 (3.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.22%) Python
2 35 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 34 (22.08%) SQL
4 22 (14.29%) Perl
5 21 (13.64%) Java
6 14 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.19%) PHP
9 7 (4.55%) Korn
9 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.90%) C#
10 6 (3.90%) Ruby
11 3 (1.95%) ES6
11 3 (1.95%) Groovy
11 3 (1.95%) Scala
12 2 (1.30%) C
12 2 (1.30%) C++
12 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.19%) MCSE
6 6 (3.90%) Degree
6 6 (3.90%) MCP
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSP
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
9 1 (0.65%) MCPD
9 1 (0.65%) OCA
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.84%) Docker
4 9 (5.84%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) vCloud
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (42.21%) Ansible
2 8 (5.19%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) Rundeck
3 4 (2.60%) SCOM
4 2 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.30%) OpenView
4 2 (1.30%) OVSD
4 2 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.65%) vRealize
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (28.57%) VMware
2 41 (26.62%) Oracle
3 23 (14.94%) IBM
4 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
5 16 (10.39%) Remedy
6 12 (7.79%) Citrix
6 12 (7.79%) HP
7 10 (6.49%) CA
7 10 (6.49%) Nimsoft
8 8 (5.19%) BMC
8 8 (5.19%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.55%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.55%) SAP
10 6 (3.90%) Apple
10 6 (3.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.95%) Avaya
11 3 (1.95%) Cisco
11 3 (1.95%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.95%) F5
11 3 (1.95%) NetApp