The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnham 16.67% 16.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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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 Farnham region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnham 83.33% 16.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Farnham

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Farnham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnham

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Farnham

Linux
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Farnham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnham 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnham 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat