The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £395
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Linux Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2311 2322 2490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 92.03% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1161 978
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 86 117
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 Linux Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 - -
Linux Consultant
South East

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) DTV
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Android

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com