The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chertsey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 1 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chertsey 30.77% 13.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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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 Chertsey region.

Operating Systems Category
Chertsey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chertsey 46.15% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £525 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Chertsey

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Chertsey

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Chertsey

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Chertsey

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chertsey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chertsey 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Fedora
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chertsey 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Fedora
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk