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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.51% 5.19% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 15.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £343 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +52.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £26.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +12.85%
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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
42 53 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.79% 34.42% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 4
Average daily rate £165 £229 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +90.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £160 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £346 £152
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 1
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (76.92%) Middleware
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 5 (38.46%) Change Management
6 5 (38.46%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Korn
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) SNMP
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 3 (23.08%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Middleware
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITSM
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle