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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.68% 0.95% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 16.67% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£413 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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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
12 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 10.08% 5.71% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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