The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood 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 3 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 26.67% - 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£238 - £234
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 - £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £327
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 33.33% 11.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £229 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.59%
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 Brentwood

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Broadband
2 12 (48.00%) Wireless
3 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) PHP
3 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (40.00%) NAS
4 10 (40.00%) Perl
4 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) Ruby
5 9 (36.00%) Selenium
5 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (36.00%) Firmware
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (32.00%) FTP
6 8 (32.00%) HTTP
6 8 (32.00%) DB2
6 8 (32.00%) Telnet
7 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
7 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (24.00%) JUnit
8 6 (24.00%) J2EE
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Broadband
1 12 (48.00%) Wireless
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 10 (40.00%) NAS
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) FTP
4 8 (32.00%) HTTP
4 8 (32.00%) Telnet
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) CTI
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (24.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (24.00%) Redmine
2 6 (24.00%) Trac
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) VisualVM
4 1 (4.00%) Lombardi
4 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) XHTML
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Firmware
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.00%) STB
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) DataPower
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Use Case
1 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (16.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) RAD
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) RUP
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (44.00%) PHP
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (40.00%) Perl
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
5 3 (12.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) JCL
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opsview
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) JBoss
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) FatWire
5 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat