The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -9.72%
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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 Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.54% 22.56% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 11
Average daily rate £163 £240 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) EDI
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) AIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle