The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.52% 1.55% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 11.11% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £220 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £380 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.33% 13.95% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate £475 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £448 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -25.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Apache
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) GPRS
4 5 (26.32%) GSM
4 5 (26.32%) SMS
4 5 (26.32%) SLA
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) 3G
4 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) 4G
5 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
5 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Subversion
5 4 (21.05%) JSTL
5 4 (21.05%) WebCenter
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) Ant
5 4 (21.05%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SMS
1 5 (26.32%) GPRS
1 5 (26.32%) GSM
1 5 (26.32%) 3G
1 5 (26.32%) 4G
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) HSDPA
4 1 (5.26%) 2G
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) RNC
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
4 1 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Tester
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSP
1 4 (21.05%) JSTL
1 4 (21.05%) WebCenter
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) HNC
1 2 (10.53%) HND
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Check_MK
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
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