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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.74% 5.83% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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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
35 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 32.71% 35.00% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 15
Average daily rate £325 £163 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (63.16%) Middleware
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (31.58%) ITSM
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.53%) CSS3
10 2 (10.53%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) Apache
10 2 (10.53%) CSS
10 2 (10.53%) Perl
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) UNIX
11 1 (5.26%) OOP
11 1 (5.26%) OO
11 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (5.26%) ERP
11 1 (5.26%) OOD
11 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (5.26%) SNMP
11 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (5.26%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) Bower
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle Fusion
1 12 (63.16%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITSM
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) PHP5
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle