Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 149 83 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.34% 6.69% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.80% 27.76% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 40
Milton Keynes median daily rate £416 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +0.29% +21.07%
10th Percentile £301 £314 £324
90th Percentile £588 £500 £577
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £408 £425
% change year-on-year +3.68% -4.12% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £19.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +73.58% +39.47% -52.50%

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 384 299 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.08% 24.11% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 149 137
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +18.11%
10th Percentile £210 £267 £185
90th Percentile £504 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.10 £8.81 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +23.08%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 64 (42.95%) Windows
2 55 (36.91%) DevOps
3 50 (33.56%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (31.54%) VMware
5 46 (30.87%) Ansible
6 44 (29.53%) OpenShift
7 41 (27.52%) IBM
7 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (26.17%) Git (software)
9 38 (25.50%) Red Hat
9 38 (25.50%) OpenStack
10 37 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (24.16%) Unix
11 36 (24.16%) Jenkins
12 35 (23.49%) IaaS
13 33 (22.15%) Firewall
13 33 (22.15%) Banking
14 32 (21.48%) JIRA
15 31 (20.81%) ITIL
16 30 (20.13%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (20.13%) Confluence
17 29 (19.46%) Python
17 29 (19.46%) Finance
18 28 (18.79%) PaaS
19 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
20 25 (16.78%) MongoDB
21 24 (16.11%) Selenium
21 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
22 23 (15.44%) SQL
22 23 (15.44%) Load Balancing

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 38 (25.50%) OpenStack
2 30 (20.13%) Confluence
3 12 (8.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (6.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.71%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.37%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.36%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.01%) CMS
8 3 (2.01%) SAS
9 2 (1.34%) Apache
9 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.34%) JBoss
9 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.56%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (29.53%) OpenShift
3 35 (23.49%) IaaS
4 28 (18.79%) PaaS
5 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (6.04%) Office 365
7 8 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.34%) SaaS
8 2 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.15%) Firewall
2 11 (7.38%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.03%) SAN
3 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.36%) Skype
5 3 (2.01%) Wireless
6 2 (1.34%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.34%) NAS
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.67%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) FTP
7 1 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) Intranet
7 1 (0.67%) LAN
7 1 (0.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.13%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (16.78%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.44%) NuoDB
3 23 (15.44%) Redis
4 8 (5.37%) DB2
4 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.68%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.01%) MySQL
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.67%) Big Data
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 36 (24.16%) Jenkins
3 32 (21.48%) JIRA
4 24 (16.11%) Selenium
5 8 (5.37%) GitLab
6 4 (2.68%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.01%) Maven
8 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.67%) Gradle
9 1 (0.67%) gulp
9 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (22.15%) Banking
2 29 (19.46%) Finance
3 9 (6.04%) International Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Back Office
5 4 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (23.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.08%) Administrator
3 17 (11.41%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Architect
5 14 (9.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (8.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.71%) Storage Specialist
9 9 (6.04%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (6.04%) Developer
10 8 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) DevOps Manager
10 8 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.37%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (4.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Monitoring Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (6.71%) HTML
3 6 (4.03%) Node.js
4 4 (2.68%) .NET
4 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.68%) YAML
5 3 (2.01%) REST
5 3 (2.01%) Web Services
6 2 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.34%) HTML5
6 2 (1.34%) J2EE
6 2 (1.34%) JSP
6 2 (1.34%) LDAP
6 2 (1.34%) Middleware
6 2 (1.34%) Swagger
6 2 (1.34%) XML
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) LAMP
7 1 (0.67%) ODBC
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.70%) Clustering
4 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (3.36%) AS400
7 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.34%) CMDB
10 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.95%) Windows
2 36 (24.16%) Unix
3 20 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (10.74%) Windows Server
7 15 (10.07%) Solaris
7 15 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.71%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (6.04%) AIX
10 7 (4.70%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.03%) Android
11 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.67%) CentOS
15 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.91%) DevOps
2 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.81%) ITIL
4 23 (15.44%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (12.08%) ITIL V3
6 18 (12.08%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (9.40%) Service Management
8 13 (8.72%) ITSM
9 12 (8.05%) Change Management
10 11 (7.38%) Project Management
11 10 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.04%) Migration
12 9 (6.04%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (6.04%) Task Automation
13 8 (5.37%) Capacity Management
13 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (4.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) Python
2 23 (15.44%) SQL
3 22 (14.77%) Shell Script
4 21 (14.09%) Perl
5 18 (12.08%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.71%) Java
7 7 (4.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.70%) PHP
8 6 (4.03%) Korn
8 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.03%) Ruby
9 3 (2.01%) C#
9 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) MCSE
6 5 (3.36%) RHCE
7 3 (2.01%) MCP
8 2 (1.34%) CCNA
8 2 (1.34%) CCSP
8 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.67%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) OCA
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.07%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (8.72%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.38%) Docker
4 11 (7.38%) NFS
5 8 (5.37%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (30.87%) Ansible
2 14 (9.40%) SCOM
3 7 (4.70%) Cobbler
4 6 (4.03%) SCCM
5 4 (2.68%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.68%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.68%) OVSD
5 4 (2.68%) SCSM
6 3 (2.01%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.34%) Control-M
7 2 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.34%) Puppet
7 2 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Terraform
8 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) VMware
2 41 (27.52%) IBM
3 38 (25.50%) Red Hat
4 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.09%) NetApp
6 16 (10.74%) HP
7 13 (8.72%) Citrix
8 12 (8.05%) Oracle
9 10 (6.71%) CA
9 10 (6.71%) Nimsoft
10 7 (4.70%) Atlassian
10 7 (4.70%) Remedy
11 6 (4.03%) Apple
11 6 (4.03%) EMC
11 6 (4.03%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.03%) Symantec
12 5 (3.36%) Cisco
12 5 (3.36%) SAP
12 5 (3.36%) Veritas
13 4 (2.68%) arcserve