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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 3.66% 6.25% 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 57.14% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£405 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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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
7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 8.54% 10.94% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate £405 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £445 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 7 (70.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) SELinux
4 4 (40.00%) Icinga
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Nagios
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) SELinux
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Icinga
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) EMC