The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.28% 3.49% 12.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.72% 16.33% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 16
Median daily rate £525 £405 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.55% +13.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £400 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £410 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
86 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.50% 21.40% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 36
Median daily rate £425 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £156 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Linux.

1 35 (70.00%) DevOps
2 34 (68.00%) Middleware
3 28 (56.00%) IBM
4 26 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (52.00%) Ansible
4 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 24 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
6 23 (46.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (42.00%) Python
7 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
8 20 (40.00%) Vagrant
9 18 (36.00%) WebLogic
10 17 (34.00%) Unix
10 17 (34.00%) JMS
10 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (34.00%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (34.00%) Private Cloud
11 15 (30.00%) JSON
11 15 (30.00%) Windows
11 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
12 12 (24.00%) High Availability
13 11 (22.00%) VMware
14 8 (16.00%) Retail
14 8 (16.00%) Open Source
14 8 (16.00%) Java
14 8 (16.00%) Oracle
15 7 (14.00%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 18 (36.00%) WebLogic
2 17 (34.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) CloudBees
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) Skype
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (46.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.00%) Introscope
General
1 8 (16.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle Architect
5 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.00%) VMware Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.00%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) WebCenter Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) Middleware
2 17 (34.00%) JMS
2 17 (34.00%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (30.00%) JSON
4 6 (12.00%) J2EE
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (12.00%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.00%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) FMCG
5 2 (4.00%) Health Informatics
5 2 (4.00%) Informatics
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Unix
3 15 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.00%) Fedora
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) DevOps
2 26 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.00%) High Availability
5 8 (16.00%) Open Source
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (12.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.00%) UML
8 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (4.00%) Android Development
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Python
1 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (16.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Jython
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.00%) NFS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.00%) Postfix
4 1 (2.00%) qmail
4 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.00%) Varnish
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (52.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Cacti
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Bacula
3 1 (2.00%) cPanel
3 1 (2.00%) Grafana
3 1 (2.00%) Graphite
3 1 (2.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) logstash
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Plesk
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle
4 7 (14.00%) F5
5 6 (12.00%) Endeca
5 6 (12.00%) FatWire
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.00%) ATG
9 1 (2.00%) CommVault
9 1 (2.00%) Genesys
9 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.00%) Veritas