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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 18.31% 28.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.52% 82.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£222 £229 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.46 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
23 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 32.39% 34.00% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate £225 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -37.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £29.46 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
6 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security
7 5 (22.73%) NAS
7 5 (22.73%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) FTP
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Use Case
8 4 (18.18%) SUSE
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) Trac
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) NAS
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Broadband
3 3 (13.64%) Telnet
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) 802.11
4 2 (9.09%) DSL
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) IPv4
4 2 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) UPnP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Trac
2 3 (13.64%) Redmine
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CGI
2 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) TopLink
3 1 (4.55%) JSF
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) JAX-WS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
3 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (4.55%) EclipseLink
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security
2 5 (22.73%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) B2C
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Korn
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) AWK
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.64%) Firmware
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) vCloud
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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