Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 25 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 78 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.26% 6.96% 9.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.71% 32.77% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 51
Median daily rate £400 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -5.41% +23.33%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £319
90th Percentile £500 £551 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -9.14% -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.82% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.82% - -

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 101 238 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.81% 21.23% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 129 156
Median daily rate £400 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +19.89% -8.77%
10th Percentile £275 £155 £194
90th Percentile £504 £525 £509
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £368
% change year-on-year -5.88% +15.65% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 32
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.80 £14.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +12.66% -22.08%
10th Percentile £14.01 £12.55 £11.28
90th Percentile £41.30 £46.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.90 £14.05
% change year-on-year +0.63% +13.17% -21.94%

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 2 July 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

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Linux in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
1 18 (62.07%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Oracle
6 12 (41.38%) Java
6 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
6 12 (41.38%) DevOps
7 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) MySQL
8 10 (34.48%) Perl
8 10 (34.48%) C
8 10 (34.48%) Python
8 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Selenium
9 9 (31.03%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (31.03%) JIRA
9 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) Korn
9 9 (31.03%) LDAP
9 9 (31.03%) JSP
9 9 (31.03%) Servlets
9 9 (31.03%) SOAP
9 9 (31.03%) Web Services

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 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GCP
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (31.03%) DB2
3 9 (31.03%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2017
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) PolyBase
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.45%) Power BI
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Ant
2 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) JUnit
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) SailPoint Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) JSP
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
1 9 (31.03%) SailPoint
1 9 (31.03%) Servlets
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 5 (17.24%) Electron Framework
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) High Availability
9 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
9 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.34%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.90%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) C
4 10 (34.48%) Perl
4 10 (34.48%) Python
5 9 (31.03%) BeanShell
5 9 (31.03%) Bourne shell
5 9 (31.03%) Korn
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.90%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (31.03%) RACF
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (24.14%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
4 8 (27.59%) CrowdStrike
4 8 (27.59%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Sybase
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam