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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 32 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.62% 5.32% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.81% 24.24% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 20
Median daily rate £425 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 165 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.36% 21.94% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 67 61
Median daily rate £381 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.61% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £281 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Milton Keynes

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Unix
3 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (31.11%) Oracle
5 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (25.56%) Java
8 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
9 21 (23.33%) ITIL
9 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 20 (22.22%) Finance
10 20 (22.22%) Scrum
11 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
11 19 (21.11%) VMware
12 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
13 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
13 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
14 13 (14.44%) Nimsoft
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Management
15 11 (12.22%) Puppet
15 11 (12.22%) SCCM
15 11 (12.22%) Spring
15 11 (12.22%) CA
15 11 (12.22%) XML
15 11 (12.22%) Python
15 11 (12.22%) JMS
16 10 (11.11%) XSLT

Linux
Top Related 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 7 (7.78%) Apache
1 7 (7.78%) Drupal
1 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.44%) Confluence
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.33%) LiveCycle
5 3 (3.33%) SAS
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Staffware
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (2.22%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) Intranet
3 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) SAN
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 3 (3.33%) AMQP
5 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (2.22%) ADSL
6 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.22%) DMZ
6 2 (2.22%) HTTP
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) MPLS
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
6 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) MySQL
2 9 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) Big Data
4 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.56%) DB2
5 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.11%) Gradle
4 7 (7.78%) JIRA
4 7 (7.78%) Maven
5 6 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (5.56%) Ant
6 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.56%) Introscope
7 4 (4.44%) Hudson
8 3 (3.33%) JUnit
8 3 (3.33%) Mockito
8 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.33%) Spock
9 1 (1.11%) GitLab
9 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Monitoring Specialist
4 7 (7.78%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Linux Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Unix Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Finance Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) JMS
1 11 (12.22%) Spring
1 11 (12.22%) XML
2 10 (11.11%) Java EE
2 10 (11.11%) XSLT
3 9 (10.00%) SailPoint
3 9 (10.00%) SAML
3 9 (10.00%) Web Services
4 8 (8.89%) HTML
5 7 (7.78%) CSS
6 6 (6.67%) Apache Camel
6 6 (6.67%) REST
7 5 (5.56%) .NET
7 5 (5.56%) EJB
7 5 (5.56%) Grails
7 5 (5.56%) RESTful
7 5 (5.56%) Spring Integration
8 4 (4.44%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.33%) Node.js
9 3 (3.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.67%) Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) e-Health
5 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.22%) IVR
6 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Online Games
7 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 39 (43.33%) Unix
3 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.11%) CentOS
5 8 (8.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.56%) Android
7 4 (4.44%) AIX
7 4 (4.44%) Solaris
7 4 (4.44%) zOS
8 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) HPUX
10 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) ITIL
3 20 (22.22%) Scrum
4 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (11.11%) DevOps
6 10 (11.11%) ITIL V2
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.89%) Microservices
8 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.89%) TDD
8 8 (8.89%) UML
9 7 (7.78%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.67%) High Availability
10 6 (6.67%) ITSM
10 6 (6.67%) OO
10 6 (6.67%) Open Source
10 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) Java
2 11 (12.22%) Python
3 10 (11.11%) SQL
4 9 (10.00%) Groovy
5 7 (7.78%) Perl
6 6 (6.67%) C#
7 5 (5.56%) C++
7 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.44%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.33%) C
10 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
6 3 (3.33%) APMG
6 3 (3.33%) MCSE
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Docker
4 8 (8.89%) vCloud
4 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.22%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Puppet
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 8 (8.89%) SCOM
2 8 (8.89%) vRealize
3 5 (5.56%) CA Wily
4 3 (3.33%) Nagios
4 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.33%) Opsview
5 2 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.11%) Mesos
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Oracle
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.11%) Red Hat
3 19 (21.11%) VMware
4 13 (14.44%) Nimsoft
5 11 (12.22%) CA
6 10 (11.11%) Remedy
7 7 (7.78%) IBM
7 7 (7.78%) Symantec
8 5 (5.56%) NetQoS
8 5 (5.56%) SAP
9 3 (3.33%) Adobe
9 3 (3.33%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) ILOG
9 3 (3.33%) Pega
10 2 (2.22%) Altiris
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) F5
10 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.22%) Veritas
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