The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.81% 4.46% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 19.23% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 25.00% 23.21% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 18
Average daily rate £398 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) AS400
3 4 (66.67%) Maximo
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) iSeries
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) zOS
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (16.67%) XQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) zOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) XQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle