Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 145 174 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.54% 10.60% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.31% 40.85% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 48
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £365 £283 £263
90th Percentile £550 £496 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £38.50

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 351 426 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.09% 25.94% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 147 138
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.33% +20.71%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £506 £538 £516
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -3.23% +2.11% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +28.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £21.85 £18.70 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 72 (49.66%) Unix
2 62 (42.76%) Windows
3 57 (39.31%) SQL
4 49 (33.79%) VMware
5 41 (28.28%) Jenkins
6 37 (25.52%) Python
7 36 (24.83%) Ansible
7 36 (24.83%) DevOps
8 35 (24.14%) Oracle
8 35 (24.14%) Finance
9 32 (22.07%) IBM
10 31 (21.38%) Java
10 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (20.69%) ITIL
11 30 (20.69%) Change Management
12 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 29 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 28 (19.31%) Bash Shell
14 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (17.24%) ITIL V3
15 25 (17.24%) Active Directory
15 25 (17.24%) DB2
15 25 (17.24%) WebSphere
16 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
17 23 (15.86%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (15.86%) JIRA
17 23 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (15.17%) SharePoint
19 21 (14.48%) Solaris

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 25 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 22 (15.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.41%) IIS
4 16 (11.03%) Confluence
5 12 (8.28%) JBoss
5 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.83%) Apache
6 7 (4.83%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
7 6 (4.14%) Apache Spark
7 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.07%) nginx
11 2 (1.38%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.69%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.10%) OpenShift
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (8.28%) IaaS
5 10 (6.90%) Amazon S3
6 7 (4.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.83%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.83%) PaaS
6 7 (4.83%) SaaS
6 7 (4.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.45%) Office 365
8 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.38%) GitHub
9 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Firewall
2 7 (4.83%) DNS
2 7 (4.83%) SAN
3 5 (3.45%) LAN
3 5 (3.45%) WAN
4 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.07%) SSL
6 2 (1.38%) HTTP
6 2 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.69%) Internet
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) Skype
7 1 (0.69%) SMTP
7 1 (0.69%) VLAN
7 1 (0.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) DB2
2 23 (15.86%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (14.48%) MongoDB
4 20 (13.79%) MySQL
5 16 (11.03%) NoSQL
6 15 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
8 11 (7.59%) Hadoop
8 11 (7.59%) Redis
9 10 (6.90%) Big Data
9 10 (6.90%) NuoDB
10 9 (6.21%) DB2 UDB
11 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (4.14%) Apache Hive
14 5 (3.45%) Data Lake
14 5 (3.45%) HBase
15 4 (2.76%) PowerCenter
16 3 (2.07%) OLAP
16 3 (2.07%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (28.28%) Jenkins
2 29 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.86%) JIRA
4 8 (5.52%) GitLab
5 7 (4.83%) Gradle
5 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.45%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.45%) Maven
6 5 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.76%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.69%) Introscope
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.90%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.52%) Retail
5 7 (4.83%) Back Office
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (10.34%) Administrator
3 13 (8.97%) Applications Support
3 13 (8.97%) Architect
4 12 (8.28%) Analyst
5 11 (7.59%) DBA
6 10 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.21%) Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.52%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Applications Support Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) RESTful
1 18 (12.41%) Web Services
2 17 (11.72%) YAML
3 15 (10.34%) XML
4 14 (9.66%) LAMP
5 13 (8.97%) Middleware
5 13 (8.97%) REST
6 12 (8.28%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (7.59%) SOAP
8 10 (6.90%) JSON
8 10 (6.90%) RAML
8 10 (6.90%) Swagger
9 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.52%) Node.js
10 7 (4.83%) Kafka
11 6 (4.14%) LDAP
12 5 (3.45%) Java EE
13 4 (2.76%) J2EE
13 4 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Mainframe
2 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.59%) Clustering
4 9 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (5.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.38%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.69%) BYOD
9 1 (0.69%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.69%) e-Health
9 1 (0.69%) HACMP
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (49.66%) Unix
2 62 (42.76%) Windows
3 21 (14.48%) Solaris
4 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.90%) AIX
9 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
10 5 (3.45%) zOS
11 3 (2.07%) Android
11 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.07%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.38%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.69%) CentOS
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) DevOps
2 30 (20.69%) Change Management
2 30 (20.69%) ITIL
3 25 (17.24%) ITIL V3
4 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (13.79%) Service Management
7 18 (12.41%) ITSM
8 16 (11.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (9.66%) Migration
10 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.97%) Open Source
12 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
12 12 (8.28%) Project Management
13 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.59%) High Availability
13 11 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (7.59%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.31%) SQL
2 37 (25.52%) Python
3 31 (21.38%) Java
4 28 (19.31%) Bash Shell
5 19 (13.10%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.28%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.28%) Ruby
7 6 (4.14%) Groovy
7 6 (4.14%) Korn
7 6 (4.14%) Scala
8 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.76%) C++
9 4 (2.76%) VC++
10 3 (2.07%) HiveQL
10 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.83%) MCITP
5 7 (4.83%) RHCE
6 6 (4.14%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.14%) Degree
6 6 (4.14%) MCDBA
7 5 (3.45%) MCSE
7 5 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.76%) MCP
9 2 (1.38%) CCA
9 2 (1.38%) CEH
9 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) GCIH
9 2 (1.38%) SSCP
10 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) SLA
2 7 (4.83%) GDPR
3 6 (4.14%) QA
4 5 (3.45%) PMO
5 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.69%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.79%) Docker
4 10 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (6.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.76%) XenApp
8 3 (2.07%) HDFS
8 3 (2.07%) NFS
8 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.38%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.69%) GPFS
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (24.83%) Ansible
2 9 (6.21%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.52%) Terraform
4 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.14%) Kibana
6 5 (3.45%) OVSD
6 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (3.45%) SCOM
7 4 (2.76%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.38%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.38%) SCSM
8 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.69%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.69%) logstash
9 1 (0.69%) Puppet
9 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (33.79%) VMware
2 35 (24.14%) Oracle
3 32 (22.07%) IBM
4 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.10%) Citrix
6 17 (11.72%) NetApp
7 16 (11.03%) Red Hat
8 11 (7.59%) Remedy
9 7 (4.83%) HP
9 7 (4.83%) Veritas
10 6 (4.14%) F5
11 5 (3.45%) Cloudera
11 5 (3.45%) Google
12 4 (2.76%) Ab Initio
13 3 (2.07%) BMC
13 3 (2.07%) Cisco
13 3 (2.07%) Lumension
13 3 (2.07%) Splunk
13 3 (2.07%) Symantec
13 3 (2.07%) Talend