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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 27 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.37% 1.41% 12.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.43% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Average daily rate £300 £443 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +26.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
8 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.48% 6.57% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 25
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £528 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) GIMP
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Intranet
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) GIMP
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
2 3 (17.65%) Intranet
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 3 (17.65%) SSH
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Deployment Manager
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.88%) Laravel
6 1 (5.88%) Symfony
6 1 (5.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Database Security
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) MBA
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) Qualys
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Zend