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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.79% 11.97% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.50% 48.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 13
Average daily rate £290 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £484 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
40 70 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.79% 24.65% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 40
Average daily rate £300 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 11
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) AIX
5 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) MySQL
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (20.00%) SUSE
7 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) JBoss
7 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
7 4 (20.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) SWT

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.00%) Commerce Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) FishEye
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) PVCS
2 2 (10.00%) RSpec
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Scripter
5 1 (5.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) SWT
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) JAXB
4 2 (10.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (10.00%) JNI
4 2 (10.00%) Laravel
4 2 (10.00%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (10.00%) POSIX
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Struts
4 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) AIX
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Change Management
1 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
1 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
3 2 (10.00%) Samba
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (10.00%) Packer
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Egenera
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Serena
4 2 (10.00%) Zend
5 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu