Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 93 159 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.33% 8.96% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.91% 41.30% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 49
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £383 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -1.92% -8.24%
10th Percentile £337 £302 £311
90th Percentile £474 £591 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +4.58% -1.92% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +79.25% +39.47%

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 359 385 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.29% 21.69% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 123 140
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £162 £202 £200
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £365 £378
% change year-on-year +2.74% -3.31% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +26.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.45 £21.00 £16.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.27 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.71% +20.00% -6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Unix
3 32 (34.41%) VMware
4 31 (33.33%) SQL
5 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
6 28 (30.11%) ITIL
7 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
7 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
8 22 (23.66%) ITIL V3
8 22 (23.66%) DevOps
9 21 (22.58%) Change Management
9 21 (22.58%) Red Hat
10 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
10 20 (21.51%) MongoDB
10 20 (21.51%) Ansible
11 19 (20.43%) Jenkins
11 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (20.43%) JIRA
11 19 (20.43%) Service Management
11 19 (20.43%) ITSM
12 18 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
13 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (18.28%) Confluence
13 17 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (17.20%) Citrix
14 16 (17.20%) IBM
14 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
14 16 (17.20%) Oracle

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 17 (18.28%) Confluence
2 16 (17.20%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.83%) IIS
4 10 (10.75%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.68%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.30%) Apache
7 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.15%) JBoss
10 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (16.13%) IaaS
2 14 (15.05%) OpenShift
3 10 (10.75%) PaaS
4 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.30%) Office 365
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) MongoDB
2 18 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.98%) NuoDB
3 13 (13.98%) Redis
4 11 (11.83%) DB2
5 8 (8.60%) MySQL
6 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.23%) Big Data
8 3 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.15%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (20.43%) JIRA
3 10 (10.75%) Selenium
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.15%) GitLab
4 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) Introscope
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.30%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Administrator
2 14 (15.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) Support Specialist
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support Specialist
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) DBA
8 4 (4.30%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.30%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (7.53%) XML
2 7 (7.53%) YAML
3 6 (6.45%) SOAP
3 6 (6.45%) Web Services
4 5 (5.38%) Java EE
4 5 (5.38%) JSON
4 5 (5.38%) LDAP
4 5 (5.38%) REST
4 5 (5.38%) RESTful
5 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.30%) RAML
5 4 (4.30%) Spring
5 4 (4.30%) Swagger
6 3 (3.23%) LAMP
6 3 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.23%) Middleware
6 3 (3.23%) Node.js
7 2 (2.15%) ODBC
7 2 (2.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.23%) Clustering
3 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.15%) Robotics
4 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.08%) BYOD
5 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Unix
3 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.60%) Solaris
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
8 6 (6.45%) CentOS
9 3 (3.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) Android
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) DevOps
2 22 (23.66%) ITIL V3
3 21 (22.58%) Change Management
4 19 (20.43%) ITSM
4 19 (20.43%) Service Management
5 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (13.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (12.90%) High Availability
7 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
9 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (7.53%) Capacity Management
10 7 (7.53%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.53%) Migration
10 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.53%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (5.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) Python
3 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.68%) Java
5 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.23%) Korn
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) C-shell
9 1 (1.08%) Groovy
9 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.53%) MCITP
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.45%) MCDBA
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.30%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) RHCE
9 2 (2.15%) CCA
9 2 (2.15%) CEH
9 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.15%) GCIH
9 2 (2.15%) SSCP
9 2 (2.15%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.08%) MCSE
10 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (7.53%) Docker
5 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) Ansible
2 10 (10.75%) OVSD
3 6 (6.45%) Nagios
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (5.38%) SCOM
5 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.30%) SCCM
6 3 (3.23%) Puppet
6 3 (3.23%) Terraform
6 3 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.08%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) VMware
2 21 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
4 16 (17.20%) Citrix
4 16 (17.20%) IBM
4 16 (17.20%) Oracle
5 11 (11.83%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) NetApp
7 7 (7.53%) Remedy
8 5 (5.38%) F5
9 4 (4.30%) BMC
10 3 (3.23%) Lumension
10 3 (3.23%) McAfee
10 3 (3.23%) Veritas
11 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
12 1 (1.08%) CA
12 1 (1.08%) Centrify
12 1 (1.08%) Informatica
12 1 (1.08%) SaltStack