The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 124 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 2.13% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £488 £276 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
LAMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
489 610 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.59% 21.62% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 379 312
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.93% +74.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 £488 -
Reading -17 1 £500 +50.94% 7
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 18 (90.00%) MySQL
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Apache
4 15 (75.00%) Python
4 15 (75.00%) Nagios
4 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (75.00%) Puppet
5 14 (70.00%) Splunk
5 14 (70.00%) OpenStack
5 14 (70.00%) nginx
5 14 (70.00%) ZABBIX
5 14 (70.00%) Cacti
5 14 (70.00%) qmail
5 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
5 14 (70.00%) DNS
5 14 (70.00%) Tomcat
5 14 (70.00%) JBoss
5 14 (70.00%) Web Services
5 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
5 14 (70.00%) logstash
5 14 (70.00%) Graphite
5 14 (70.00%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (65.00%) High Availability
6 13 (65.00%) MCollective
6 13 (65.00%) collectd
6 13 (65.00%) Perl
6 13 (65.00%) SMTP
6 13 (65.00%) HTTP
6 13 (65.00%) LDAP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAMP 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 LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (80.00%) Apache
2 14 (70.00%) JBoss
2 14 (70.00%) nginx
2 14 (70.00%) OpenStack
2 14 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) DNS
2 13 (65.00%) HTTP
2 13 (65.00%) LDAP
2 13 (65.00%) SMTP
2 13 (65.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Support
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) LEMP Stack
1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) MCollective
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Fedora
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) qmail
2 13 (65.00%) Squid
3 2 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) Postfix
4 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.00%) Varnish
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Nagios
1 15 (75.00%) Puppet
2 14 (70.00%) Cacti
2 14 (70.00%) Graphite
2 14 (70.00%) logstash
2 14 (70.00%) ZABBIX
3 13 (65.00%) collectd
3 13 (65.00%) Ganglia
4 2 (10.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) Bacula
5 1 (5.00%) cPanel
5 1 (5.00%) Grafana
5 1 (5.00%) Kibana
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Plesk
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.00%) Salt
5 1 (5.00%) Scalr
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.00%) ATG
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Seapine
4 1 (5.00%) Serena
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Ascot, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago