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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.07% 7.44% 6.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 34.04% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.18% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
51 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.41% 21.86% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 27
Average daily rate £238 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 31 August 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 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) AIX
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
4 7 (33.33%) DB2
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (28.57%) Middleware
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) Commerce Server
6 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) Jython
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (23.81%) Commerce Server
5 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) PVCS
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) SWT
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) JAX-WS
4 2 (9.52%) JAXB
4 2 (9.52%) Struts
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) JNI
5 1 (4.76%) POSIX
5 1 (4.76%) YAML
5 1 (4.76%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) AIX
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) System Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.76%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) Jython
3 4 (19.05%) Korn
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Samba
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (9.52%) yum
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Serena
5 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.76%) Egenera
5 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics