Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 35 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 42 52 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.12% 4.92% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 20.72% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 56
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £357 £306
90th Percentile £640 £502 £545
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% -

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 156 251 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.74% 23.77% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 141 171
Median daily rate £400 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% -9.41%
10th Percentile £193 £158 £185
90th Percentile £519 £500 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £375 £366
% change year-on-year -1.33% +2.39% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.20% -14.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.22 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £37.88 £24.60
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +10.76%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 24 (57.14%) Unix
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) DevOps
6 13 (30.95%) Python
7 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (28.57%) Project Management
8 11 (26.19%) JIRA
8 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
9 10 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (23.81%) CrowdStrike
9 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) McAfee
9 10 (23.81%) Java
9 10 (23.81%) SAS
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Oracle
10 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
10 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
10 9 (21.43%) IBM BigFix
10 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 8 (19.05%) Analytics
11 8 (19.05%) Docker
11 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.05%) 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 10 (23.81%) SAS
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) GCP
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.29%) DB2
3 6 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
1 11 (26.19%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Ant
2 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Analyst Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) SAS Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) JSP
3 6 (14.29%) Node.js
3 6 (14.29%) SailPoint
3 6 (14.29%) Servlets
3 6 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.52%) Electron Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Unix
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) VMS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) Analytics
7 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 7 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 7 (16.67%) Statistics
8 5 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Release Management
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.76%) Benchmarking
11 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) Perl
6 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.29%) BeanShell
7 6 (14.29%) Bourne shell
7 6 (14.29%) C
7 6 (14.29%) Korn
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) RACF
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (21.43%) IBM BigFix
2 9 (21.43%) Tivoli
2 9 (21.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.14%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) Puppet
6 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.38%) vMotion
6 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) CrowdStrike
2 10 (23.81%) McAfee
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) BMC
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam