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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.48% 1.55% 8.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 12.50% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
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£375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £220 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £380 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
23 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 15.65% 12.40% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Average daily rate £400 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £108 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.36 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.36 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.36 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) JSTL
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
5 3 (21.43%) WebCenter
5 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
6 2 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (14.29%) 4G
6 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) Puppet
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) GPRS
2 2 (14.29%) GSM
2 2 (14.29%) SMS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
3 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) HSDPA
3 1 (7.14%) 2G
3 1 (7.14%) RNC
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (7.14%) JUnit
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Designer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSP
1 3 (21.43%) JSTL
1 3 (21.43%) WebCenter
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Economics
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) HNC
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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