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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.07% 9.05% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.83% 33.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 3
Average daily rate
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£354 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.98% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £338 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
72 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.88% 27.14% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% +1.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 October 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 October 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 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Red Hat
3 14 (29.17%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) UNIX
5 12 (25.00%) SAN
6 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 11 (22.92%) Python
6 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Perl
7 10 (20.83%) C
7 10 (20.83%) DNS
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 9 (18.75%) NAS
9 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (16.67%) User Experience
9 8 (16.67%) CESG
9 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.67%) HP
9 8 (16.67%) IBM
9 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) NAS
4 6 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall
7 3 (6.25%) Kerberos
8 2 (4.17%) SS7
8 2 (4.17%) IPsec
8 2 (4.17%) 2G
8 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 2 (4.17%) 3G
8 2 (4.17%) 4G
8 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQLPlus
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Product Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) SOAP
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
1 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (8.33%) JSON
1 4 (8.33%) Software Packaging
1 4 (8.33%) REST
1 4 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) OLE
3 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) User Experience
2 8 (16.67%) CESG
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) EMV
5 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) UNIX
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Android
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) SELinux
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.33%) Web Development
3 4 (8.33%) OO
3 4 (8.33%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) System Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) DRM
5 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) C
3 10 (20.83%) Perl
4 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) Korn
8 3 (6.25%) C#
8 3 (6.25%) AWK
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCDA
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Xen
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) KVM
5 2 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) Cobbler
2 2 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) IBM
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Hitachi
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) Cognos
8 2 (4.17%) BMC
9 1 (2.08%) CA
9 1 (2.08%) Informatica
9 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) F5
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