The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.61% 4.76% 36.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
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£360 £469 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 13.04% 7.14% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
Average daily rate £360 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Brentford region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Brentford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Brentford region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) MCollective
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
1 1 (20.00%) Engine Yard
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) MCollective
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (20.00%) collectd
3 1 (20.00%) SELinux
3 1 (20.00%) Icinga
3 1 (20.00%) FreeIPA
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat