The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bracknell region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.85% 5.00% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.42% 13.83% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 94 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.94% 36.15% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £102.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +385.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Linux
Berkshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) C
3 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle
4 12 (25.53%) UNIX
5 11 (23.40%) Perl
5 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) Solaris
6 10 (21.28%) UML
6 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.02%) IBM
8 7 (14.89%) Tivoli
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Firewall
9 6 (12.77%) Ruby
9 6 (12.77%) SOA
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) VPN
9 6 (12.77%) DNS
9 6 (12.77%) HP
10 5 (10.64%) Sun
10 5 (10.64%) OOD
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco
10 5 (10.64%) Internet
10 5 (10.64%) webMethods

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) VPN
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) IPsec
4 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.26%) 4G
5 2 (4.26%) 2G
5 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.26%) 3G
5 2 (4.26%) SS7
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQLPlus
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) webMethods Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Product Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) OLE
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
1 5 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.38%) AS400
2 3 (6.38%) CESG
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Solaris
4 5 (10.64%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) HPUX
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) UML
1 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.77%) SOA
3 5 (10.64%) OOD
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) ETL
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Data Management
6 1 (2.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) C
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 10 (21.28%) C++
3 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) Korn
6 5 (10.64%) AWK
6 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Xen
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Sun
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) webMethods
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
6 4 (8.51%) Software AG
7 3 (6.38%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Cognos
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Informatica
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) JBoss
9 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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