The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Peterborough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.16% 1.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.09% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £343 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.97 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.19% 9.68% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Average daily rate £229 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £90 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £152 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Cambridgeshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Mercator
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
1 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Mercator
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Volt
Rate: £26.97 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago