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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 8 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.46% 10.53% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 29.36% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 1
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£410 £338 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% -40.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
69 109 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.65% 35.86% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 13
Average daily rate £400 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £424 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
1 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) IBM
3 15 (28.85%) Open Source
4 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 14 (26.92%) Apache
4 14 (26.92%) VMware
5 13 (25.00%) DNS
5 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (23.08%) UNIX
6 12 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
7 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (21.15%) Python
8 10 (19.23%) AIX
8 10 (19.23%) SSL
8 10 (19.23%) Perl
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) Java
9 9 (17.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (15.38%) DB2
10 8 (15.38%) HTTP
10 8 (15.38%) Adobe
10 8 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (13.46%) Worklight
11 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
11 7 (13.46%) AppDynamics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (26.92%) Apache
2 12 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 9 (17.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Commerce Server
6 3 (5.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) SSL
3 8 (15.38%) HTTP
4 7 (13.46%) SAN
5 5 (9.62%) Firewall
6 4 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.77%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security
7 3 (5.77%) VLAN
7 3 (5.77%) IPsec
7 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.77%) VPN
7 3 (5.77%) DHCP
7 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.77%) Internet
7 3 (5.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) DB2
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Introscope
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) BitKeeper
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Front Office
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Applications Packager
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Worklight
2 6 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (11.54%) Application Packaging
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) Ajax
3 4 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.85%) POSIX
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.85%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 4 (7.69%) CESG
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.23%) AIX
5 6 (11.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (9.62%) SUSE
7 4 (7.69%) Debian
7 4 (7.69%) Android
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Phone
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.77%) Validation
5 3 (5.77%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) OO
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Web Development
6 2 (3.85%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (21.15%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) Perl
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
6 6 (11.54%) Jython
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.69%) C++
7 4 (7.69%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) Korn
8 3 (5.77%) C
9 1 (1.92%) sed
9 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
1 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCITP
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Firmware
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.77%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.85%) yum
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) IBM
2 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Adobe
4 7 (13.46%) AppDynamics
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 4 (7.69%) F5
7 3 (5.77%) Splunk
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.77%) EMC
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.77%) CA
8 2 (3.85%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.92%) Altiris
9 1 (1.92%) Cognos
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
Bracknell, Berkshire
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