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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.74% 5.78% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 22.03% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £380 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% +24.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
45 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.61% 26.22% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 28
Average daily rate £238 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £102.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 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 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) DB2
4 6 (40.00%) Apache
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Commerce Server
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Korn
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) EMC
7 3 (20.00%) HTTP
7 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Commerce Server
2 4 (26.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) HP Helion
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) YAML
4 1 (6.67%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) Korn
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (13.33%) yum
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) HP