The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newbury region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.40% 1.28% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 13.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £170 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £170 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 17.44% 9.62% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate £250 £205 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £170 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Berkshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (79.17%) UNIX
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 9 (37.50%) J2EE
6 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 8 (33.33%) SOA
8 7 (29.17%) Solaris
9 6 (25.00%) IIS
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (20.83%) Sun
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Apache
10 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
10 5 (20.83%) HPUX
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (16.67%) QA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (20.83%) Apache
3 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.33%) WinRunner
2 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) JMeter
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
2 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Domain Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Python Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Handset
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) UNIX
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) HPUX
6 2 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 2 (8.33%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 8 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Sun
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Symbian
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
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