The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.44% 6.79% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.04% 21.69% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
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£250 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 83 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.86% 31.32% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 13
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (25.00%) C
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) Perl
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle
5 9 (20.45%) IBM
5 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) C++
6 8 (18.18%) Solaris
7 7 (15.91%) UML
7 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) SAN
8 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.36%) NAS
9 5 (11.36%) Puppet
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (11.36%) Cobbler
9 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.36%) Clustering
9 5 (11.36%) AWK
9 5 (11.36%) Ruby
9 5 (11.36%) Korn

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) NAS
4 4 (9.09%) VPN
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.55%) 4G
6 2 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.55%) 3G
6 2 (4.55%) SS7
6 2 (4.55%) 2G
7 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
7 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQLPlus
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
1 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Developer
3 3 (6.82%) webMethods Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Product Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 2 (4.55%) Programmer
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) OLE
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.82%) CESG
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Android
8 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (2.27%) HPUX
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.91%) UML
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) SOA
4 4 (9.09%) OOD
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) DRM
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.55%) System Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C
1 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.36%) AWK
5 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) Korn
5 5 (11.36%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.82%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Xen
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) Sun
4 5 (11.36%) webMethods
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Software AG
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.27%) Informatica
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) F5
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