The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 115 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2208 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.72% 91.01% 88.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 951 1035
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title 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 with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Google