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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 124 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £230 £238
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.76%
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
2240 2365 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.37% 93.52% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1213 1168
Median daily rate £401 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 79 79
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 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
Wokingham - 3 - -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Incident Management
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) ITIL
4 15 (55.56%) SLA
4 15 (55.56%) Remedy
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) Python
6 11 (40.74%) Perl
6 11 (40.74%) Nagios
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 9 (33.33%) Puppet
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (29.63%) High Availability
9 8 (29.63%) Web Services
9 8 (29.63%) Apache
10 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
10 7 (25.93%) JBoss
10 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
10 7 (25.93%) MySQL
10 7 (25.93%) LDAP
10 7 (25.93%) SMTP
10 7 (25.93%) HTTP
10 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) SSL

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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) JBoss
2 7 (25.93%) nginx
2 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Documentum
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
1 7 (25.93%) LDAP
1 7 (25.93%) SMTP
1 7 (25.93%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) LAMP
2 7 (25.93%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (25.93%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.11%) AIX
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Incident Management
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (29.63%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) AWK
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) sed
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (22.22%) HNC
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (22.22%) RHCSA
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) qmail
2 7 (25.93%) Squid
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Nagios
2 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) Cacti
3 7 (25.93%) collectd
3 7 (25.93%) Ganglia
3 7 (25.93%) Graphite
3 7 (25.93%) logstash
3 7 (25.93%) ZABBIX
4 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Remedy
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Splunk
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Altiris
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago