The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 15.38% 5.41% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Linux
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 23.08% 27.03% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £455 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +10.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Basildon region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Basildon region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Teradata
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) AccuRev
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) DataStage
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Omniture
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) DataStage
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AccuRev
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) ETL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) DataStage Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DataStage ETL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) LESS
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) B2C
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) FatWire
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Omniture