The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Feltham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 11.36% 4.35% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£378 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -18.40%
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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 Feltham region.

Operating Systems Category
Feltham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 20.45% 8.70% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £330 £240 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -24.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Feltham

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) Telepresence
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) FCoE
5 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Greenplum
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Tableau
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) CISM
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Replication
7 1 (7.14%) CISSP
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Telepresence
3 3 (21.43%) FCoE
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) Intranet
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) WhereScape RED
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) DBA
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (7.14%) Information Security
1 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.14%) ERD
1 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Greenplum
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Red Gate