The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.67% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
Median daily rate £308 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +76.92%

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
1764 2232 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.60% 90.58% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1139 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Linux Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM