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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 2 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 26.32% 7.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
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 £34.25 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -11.11%
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 39.47% 37.04% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Broadband
4 9 (45.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) Clustering
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
6 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 7 (35.00%) NAS
6 7 (35.00%) XenApp
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) Firmware
7 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) FTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Broadband
1 9 (45.00%) Wireless
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) FTP
4 5 (25.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) Telnet
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) Extranet
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.00%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Redmine
2 2 (10.00%) Trac
2 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) STB
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) VMS
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) XenApp
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Firmware
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) MetaFrame
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade
8 1 (5.00%) Qualys
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Altiris
8 1 (5.00%) Tripwire
8 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) McAfee
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
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