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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 22 12
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 3.73% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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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
12 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 12.00% 25.37% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate £287 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 11 (84.62%) PHP
1 11 (84.62%) LAMP
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Vagrant
2 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (76.92%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) KVM
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 10 (76.92%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Bitbucket
2 10 (76.92%) Drupal
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) Identity Management
2 10 (76.92%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) DRM
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (76.92%) Drupal
1 10 (76.92%) Apache
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Bitbucket
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) LAMP
2 10 (76.92%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Identity Management
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Vagrant
1 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet