Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 16 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 162 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.25% 9.06% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.86% 31.58% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £332 £305 £313
90th Percentile £547 £550 £512
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £44.25 - £28.25

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 387 399 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.48% 28.68% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 175 119
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £185 £286 £232
90th Percentile £508 £545 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -3.75% +9.59% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.40 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +14.10% +3.39%
10th Percentile £11.35 £8.87 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year -21.94% +15.20% +2.46%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 66 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 59 (36.42%) DevOps
3 54 (33.33%) Unix
4 52 (32.10%) Windows
4 52 (32.10%) IBM
5 48 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (29.01%) Git (software)
7 44 (27.16%) VMware
7 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
9 39 (24.07%) JIRA
9 39 (24.07%) OpenShift
10 38 (23.46%) Finance
11 35 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (21.60%) MongoDB
12 34 (20.99%) Ansible
12 34 (20.99%) Python
12 34 (20.99%) SQL
13 33 (20.37%) ITIL
14 32 (19.75%) Java
14 32 (19.75%) Confluence
15 31 (19.14%) Red Hat
16 30 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (17.28%) Firewall
17 28 (17.28%) Banking
18 27 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (16.67%) Bash Shell
18 27 (16.67%) Redis
18 27 (16.67%) IaaS

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 32 (19.75%) Confluence
2 22 (13.58%) WebSphere
3 21 (12.96%) OpenStack
4 11 (6.79%) JBoss
5 9 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.94%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.94%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (4.32%) IIS
7 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.70%) Apache
9 5 (3.09%) Apache Spark
10 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.85%) CMS
11 3 (1.85%) nginx
12 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
12 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.62%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (24.07%) OpenShift
3 27 (16.67%) IaaS
4 26 (16.05%) PaaS
5 12 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (4.32%) SaaS
8 5 (3.09%) Office 365
9 3 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.23%) GitHub
10 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.28%) Firewall
2 14 (8.64%) iSCSI
3 8 (4.94%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.09%) LAN
5 5 (3.09%) SAN
5 5 (3.09%) WAN
5 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.47%) Skype
7 3 (1.85%) HTTP
7 3 (1.85%) SSL
7 3 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.62%) FTP
8 1 (0.62%) Internet
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) SMTP
8 1 (0.62%) VLAN
8 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.60%) MongoDB
1 35 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (16.67%) Redis
3 26 (16.05%) NuoDB
4 20 (12.35%) DB2
5 15 (9.26%) MySQL
6 12 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (4.94%) Big Data
9 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.94%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (4.94%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.09%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.09%) HBase
11 4 (2.47%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.85%) OLAP
12 3 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 47 (29.01%) Git (software)
3 39 (24.07%) JIRA
4 19 (11.73%) Selenium
5 9 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.94%) Gradle
7 6 (3.70%) Maven
8 5 (3.09%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.09%) GitLab
8 5 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.47%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.62%) gulp
10 1 (0.62%) Introscope
General
1 38 (23.46%) Finance
2 28 (17.28%) Banking
3 12 (7.41%) Back Office
4 8 (4.94%) Spanish Language
5 7 (4.32%) International Banking
6 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.70%) Retail
7 4 (2.47%) Marketing
8 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (12.35%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (9.88%) Administrator
3 16 (9.88%) Architect
4 15 (9.26%) Java Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (8.02%) Storage Specialist
7 12 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.79%) Technical Architect
9 10 (6.17%) Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.94%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (4.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) DBA
11 8 (4.94%) Developer
12 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.58%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (9.26%) RESTful
3 14 (8.64%) Middleware
3 14 (8.64%) Web Services
4 13 (8.02%) LAMP
4 13 (8.02%) YAML
5 11 (6.79%) REST
5 11 (6.79%) XML
6 10 (6.17%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (6.17%) Node.js
7 8 (4.94%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.32%) JSON
8 7 (4.32%) RAML
8 7 (4.32%) SOAP
8 7 (4.32%) Swagger
9 6 (3.70%) J2EE
10 5 (3.09%) Kafka
11 4 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.47%) HTML
12 2 (1.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Mainframe
3 13 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.41%) Clustering
5 8 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.23%) CMDB
9 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) e-Health
10 1 (0.62%) HACMP
10 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.33%) Unix
2 52 (32.10%) Windows
3 21 (12.96%) Solaris
4 18 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.02%) Data ONTAP
5 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.41%) AIX
6 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) zOS
8 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.23%) Android
9 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.23%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.42%) DevOps
2 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.37%) ITIL
4 30 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 20 (12.35%) ITIL V3
8 17 (10.49%) Service Management
9 16 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (9.26%) Change Management
10 15 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
11 14 (8.64%) ITSM
12 13 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.41%) Capacity Management
13 12 (7.41%) Process Improvement
14 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
14 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.79%) Microservices
14 11 (6.79%) Project Management
15 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.99%) Python
1 34 (20.99%) SQL
2 32 (19.75%) Java
3 27 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 23 (14.20%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.64%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.94%) Korn
6 8 (4.94%) Ruby
7 5 (3.09%) Groovy
7 5 (3.09%) Scala
8 4 (2.47%) C++
8 4 (2.47%) VC++
9 3 (1.85%) C#
9 3 (1.85%) HiveQL
9 3 (1.85%) Perl
9 3 (1.85%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.62%) Go
10 1 (0.62%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.94%) MCSE
5 8 (4.94%) RHCE
6 5 (3.09%) MCP
7 4 (2.47%) Degree
8 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) SLA
2 9 (5.56%) GDPR
3 5 (3.09%) PMO
4 3 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.62%) GCP
5 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 35 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.43%) Docker
3 14 (8.64%) NFS
3 14 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.70%) XenApp
7 4 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.62%) GPFS
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (20.99%) Ansible
2 13 (8.02%) SCOM
3 10 (6.17%) Cobbler
3 10 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.94%) Terraform
5 7 (4.32%) Kibana
5 7 (4.32%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.70%) OVSD
6 6 (3.70%) SCSM
7 5 (3.09%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.47%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.23%) Control-M
10 2 (1.23%) logstash
10 2 (1.23%) Puppet
10 2 (1.23%) SCCM
11 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.62%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (32.10%) IBM
2 44 (27.16%) VMware
3 40 (24.69%) Microsoft
4 31 (19.14%) Red Hat
5 26 (16.05%) NetApp
6 25 (15.43%) Oracle
7 13 (8.02%) Citrix
8 8 (4.94%) Cisco
8 8 (4.94%) Remedy
8 8 (4.94%) Veritas
9 7 (4.32%) Google
9 7 (4.32%) HP
9 7 (4.32%) Symantec
10 6 (3.70%) arcserve
10 6 (3.70%) Veeam
11 5 (3.09%) CA
11 5 (3.09%) Cloudera
11 5 (3.09%) Nimsoft
12 4 (2.47%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint