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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.76% 12.36% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 50.00% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
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£535 £338 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.51% +98.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Linux
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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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.17% 24.72% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 4
Average daily rate £388 £335 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +97.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +842.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware