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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 110 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.45%
Linux Support
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
2210 2340 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.04% 91.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1226 1066
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 106 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Linux Support Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 11 £550 - 1
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 13 (54.17%) HP
3 12 (50.00%) SLA
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 11 (45.83%) AIX
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) EMC
7 8 (33.33%) RHCE
7 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 8 (33.33%) Remedy
7 8 (33.33%) High Availability
7 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (33.33%) Clustering
7 8 (33.33%) KVM
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) IBM

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Documentum
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (45.83%) AIX
3 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) High Availability
2 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) AWK
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) sed
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) KVM
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) HP
1 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 8 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Altiris
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas