Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 118 155 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.53% 9.19% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.60% 40.79% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 54
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% -10.59% +2.22%
10th Percentile £330 £300 £263
90th Percentile £540 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £380 £413
% change year-on-year +8.16% -7.88% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £26.50

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 362 380 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.16% 22.54% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 132 133
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £384 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% -9.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £188 £201 £203
90th Percentile £488 £502 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.13% +18.33% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.43 £20.38 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -5.42%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018, 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 49 (41.53%) Unix
2 46 (38.98%) Windows
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 40 (33.90%) VMware
5 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
6 30 (25.42%) ITIL
6 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
7 29 (24.58%) Ansible
7 29 (24.58%) DevOps
7 29 (24.58%) JIRA
8 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
8 27 (22.88%) Python
8 27 (22.88%) MongoDB
9 24 (20.34%) ITIL V3
9 24 (20.34%) OpenShift
9 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (19.49%) SC Cleared
10 23 (19.49%) IBM
10 23 (19.49%) Change Management
10 23 (19.49%) Bash Shell
10 23 (19.49%) Confluence
10 23 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (18.64%) Red Hat
12 21 (17.80%) Service Management
12 21 (17.80%) ITSM
12 21 (17.80%) Finance
12 21 (17.80%) Active Directory
13 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (19.49%) Confluence
2 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.02%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
4 12 (10.17%) IIS
5 10 (8.47%) OpenStack
6 7 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.24%) Apache
7 5 (4.24%) JBoss
8 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.85%) nginx
11 1 (0.85%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) OpenShift
2 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.71%) IaaS
4 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (8.47%) PaaS
6 4 (3.39%) Office 365
7 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.69%) SaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) Firewall
2 5 (4.24%) DNS
2 5 (4.24%) SAN
2 5 (4.24%) WAN
3 4 (3.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.39%) LAN
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.69%) HTTP
5 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
6 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) MongoDB
2 24 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.25%) NuoDB
3 18 (15.25%) Redis
4 17 (14.41%) MySQL
5 12 (10.17%) DB2
5 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.24%) Big Data
9 3 (2.54%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.69%) Cloudera CDH
10 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.69%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.85%) HBase
11 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
3 29 (24.58%) JIRA
4 9 (7.63%) Selenium
5 6 (5.08%) GitLab
5 6 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
6 5 (4.24%) Maven
6 5 (4.24%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Introscope
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.56%) Administrator
3 10 (8.47%) Applications Support
4 9 (7.63%) Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (6.78%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.93%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.93%) Support Specialist
6 7 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (5.08%) Applications Support Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) DBA
8 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) XML
2 15 (12.71%) Web Services
3 13 (11.02%) YAML
4 12 (10.17%) SOAP
5 11 (9.32%) JSON
5 11 (9.32%) REST
5 11 (9.32%) RESTful
6 10 (8.47%) LAMP
6 10 (8.47%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (8.47%) RAML
6 10 (8.47%) Swagger
7 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.78%) Java EE
8 7 (5.93%) Node.js
9 6 (5.08%) Middleware
10 5 (4.24%) LDAP
11 4 (3.39%) Spring
12 3 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (2.54%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.69%) Robotics
5 2 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.85%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.53%) Unix
2 46 (38.98%) Windows
3 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.47%) Solaris
4 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) CentOS
5 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.39%) AIX
7 3 (2.54%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) ITIL
2 29 (24.58%) DevOps
3 24 (20.34%) ITIL V3
4 23 (19.49%) Change Management
4 23 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (17.80%) ITSM
6 21 (17.80%) Service Management
7 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.71%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (10.17%) High Availability
10 11 (9.32%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.32%) Open Source
11 10 (8.47%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (7.63%) Capacity Management
12 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.63%) Critical Thinking
12 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) SQL
2 27 (22.88%) Python
3 23 (19.49%) Bash Shell
4 18 (15.25%) Java
5 11 (9.32%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.24%) Groovy
7 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.54%) Korn
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
10 2 (1.69%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) Scala
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) C-shell
11 1 (0.85%) HiveQL
11 1 (0.85%) OpenEdge ABL
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.93%) MCITP
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.08%) MCDBA
6 5 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.54%) Degree
7 3 (2.54%) RHCE
8 2 (1.69%) CCA
8 2 (1.69%) CEH
8 2 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) GCIH
8 2 (1.69%) SSCP
9 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) COBIT
3 2 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.80%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.17%) Docker
4 8 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.78%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.54%) NFS
7 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.85%) HDFS
8 1 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (24.58%) Ansible
2 9 (7.63%) OVSD
3 8 (6.78%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.08%) Nagios
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.39%) Puppet
6 4 (3.39%) SCOM
7 3 (2.54%) Terraform
8 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.69%) Kibana
8 2 (1.69%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.69%) SCSM
9 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.85%) logstash
9 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) VMware
2 23 (19.49%) IBM
3 22 (18.64%) Red Hat
4 19 (16.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle
5 15 (12.71%) Citrix
6 12 (10.17%) NetApp
7 10 (8.47%) HP
8 8 (6.78%) Remedy
9 5 (4.24%) F5
10 4 (3.39%) BMC
11 3 (2.54%) Cloudera
11 3 (2.54%) Google
11 3 (2.54%) Lumension
11 3 (2.54%) Veritas
12 2 (1.69%) arcserve
12 2 (1.69%) Brocade
12 2 (1.69%) EMC
12 2 (1.69%) Symantec
12 2 (1.69%) Veeam