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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.70% - 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% - 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £404 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Linux
Berkshire

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
22 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.13% 16.84% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £287 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (56.25%) Migration
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) SCCM
6 8 (50.00%) SCOM
6 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) vSphere
6 8 (50.00%) RightScale
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
7 7 (43.75%) Puppet
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (43.75%) Ruby
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) Middleware
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) GLBP
4 1 (6.25%) HSRP
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) IPv6
4 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) HPCC
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.25%) SAML
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
1 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
2 7 (43.75%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) OpenNMS
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) RightScale
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) CA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) Acme Packet
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Dell
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) Juniper
8 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) TIBCO