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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.65% 8.01% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 24.77% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
64 109 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.26% 32.34% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 16
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
1 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) Python
3 15 (25.42%) DNS
3 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
3 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
3 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Open Source
4 14 (23.73%) IBM
4 14 (23.73%) Apache
5 13 (22.03%) UNIX
5 13 (22.03%) Java
5 13 (22.03%) Perl
5 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
6 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
7 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.95%) SSL
8 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.56%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (13.56%) Adobe
9 8 (13.56%) SAN
9 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (13.56%) HTTP
9 8 (13.56%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (11.86%) AIX
10 7 (11.86%) DB2

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 14 (23.73%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (13.56%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) SSL
3 8 (13.56%) SAN
3 8 (13.56%) HTTP
4 6 (10.17%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) NAS
5 4 (6.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) BGP
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (5.08%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.08%) IPsec
6 3 (5.08%) VLAN
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) DB2
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Introscope
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) BitKeeper
General
1 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Front Office
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Applications Packager
4 4 (6.78%) Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Worklight
2 6 (10.17%) Ajax
2 6 (10.17%) JSON
2 6 (10.17%) Application Packaging
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.47%) Middleware
4 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 4 (6.78%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) REST
5 3 (5.08%) Regular Expression
5 3 (5.08%) Software Packaging
6 2 (3.39%) POSIX
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Open Source
2 6 (10.17%) CESG
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) PKI
3 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.86%) AIX
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.78%) Android
7 4 (6.78%) Debian
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Phone
7 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.08%) SUSE
9 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.47%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) OO
4 4 (6.78%) Validation
4 4 (6.78%) Web Development
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps
7 1 (1.69%) Line Management
7 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Python
1 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
2 13 (22.03%) Perl
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.17%) Jython
4 6 (10.17%) Ruby
4 6 (10.17%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) AWK
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.78%) MCITP
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) CCIE
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CCDA
5 1 (1.69%) CCDP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Firmware
3 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.08%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.69%) vCloud
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) Docker
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
1 15 (25.42%) VMware
2 14 (23.73%) IBM
3 8 (13.56%) Adobe
4 7 (11.86%) AppDynamics
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Hitachi
7 4 (6.78%) F5
8 3 (5.08%) Splunk
8 3 (5.08%) CA
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix
8 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) Cognos
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
10 1 (1.69%) Altiris
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.45 per day
Posted: 5 days ago