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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.35% 1.43% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£440 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.80% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
14 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.57% 10.00% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate £400 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £165.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +1078.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Samba
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) JSTL
1 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat