The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 23 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.08% 1.29% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.54% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £354
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 195 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 69.35% 83.69% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 119 91
Average daily rate £375 £410 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware