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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 10.63% 1.82% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 12.50% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£376 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.16% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £220 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £380 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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
31 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 19.38% 14.55% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate £463 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 - £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Apache
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
5 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) VirtualBox
6 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
6 5 (20.83%) 4G
6 5 (20.83%) WebCenter
6 5 (20.83%) JSTL
6 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Subversion
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) JSP
6 5 (20.83%) Ant
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
6 5 (20.83%) GPRS
6 5 (20.83%) GSM
6 5 (20.83%) SMS
6 5 (20.83%) 3G
6 5 (20.83%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) GIMP
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) GPRS
1 5 (20.83%) GSM
1 5 (20.83%) SMS
1 5 (20.83%) 3G
1 5 (20.83%) 4G
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Intranet
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
1 5 (20.83%) JSTL
1 5 (20.83%) WebCenter
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Economics
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
1 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) HNC
1 2 (8.33%) HND
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.17%) HP