The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brentford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 6.06% 9.38% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate £469 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 12.12% 15.63% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate £463 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £310 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
London

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (25.00%) Zenoss
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
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