The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 28 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 147 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.71% 15.56% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.83% 56.76% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 120 42
Median daily rate £475 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 259 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.71% 27.41% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 164 108
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 10
Median hourly rate £30.91 £26.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.64% +23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Linux.

1 40 (37.38%) Unix
2 39 (36.45%) Windows
3 32 (29.91%) DevOps
4 29 (27.10%) VMware
5 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
6 27 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (25.23%) Solaris
6 27 (25.23%) Python
6 27 (25.23%) Bash Shell
7 26 (24.30%) Data Centre
8 24 (22.43%) SAN
9 21 (19.63%) Shell Script
9 21 (19.63%) AIX
9 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
9 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
9 21 (19.63%) Ansible
10 20 (18.69%) CentOS
10 20 (18.69%) Java
10 20 (18.69%) NetApp
11 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
11 19 (17.76%) Debian
12 18 (16.82%) Ubuntu
12 18 (16.82%) Mainframe
12 18 (16.82%) Cisco
12 18 (16.82%) IBM
13 17 (15.89%) EMC
13 17 (15.89%) HTTP
13 17 (15.89%) Oracle
13 17 (15.89%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) Apache
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.80%) JBoss
3 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.87%) nginx
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.93%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) GemFire
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) GitHub
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) SAN
2 17 (15.89%) HTTP
3 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.15%) SSH
5 10 (9.35%) ICMP
6 5 (4.67%) AMQP
6 5 (4.67%) VPN
7 4 (3.74%) DHCP
7 4 (3.74%) DNS
7 4 (3.74%) Firewall
7 4 (3.74%) LAN
7 4 (3.74%) WAN
8 3 (2.80%) LDAP
8 3 (2.80%) Network Security
8 3 (2.80%) SMTP
9 2 (1.87%) ATM
9 2 (1.87%) Broadband
9 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
9 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.35%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) Big Data
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) HBase
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) OLTP
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.61%) GoCD
3 6 (5.61%) Hudson
3 6 (5.61%) Jasmine
3 6 (5.61%) Subversion
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.87%) JMeter
5 2 (1.87%) JUnit
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.93%) Gradle
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
1 15 (14.02%) Law
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Consultant
2 17 (15.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Administrator
4 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Python Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.48%) Java Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Java Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) JSON
2 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (3.74%) Laravel
3 4 (3.74%) Symfony
4 3 (2.80%) CGI
4 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) LAMP
4 3 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.87%) CSS
5 2 (1.87%) Django
5 2 (1.87%) Flask
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.87%) Spring
5 2 (1.87%) Web Services
5 2 (1.87%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) HTML5
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.93%) Memcached
6 1 (0.93%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.82%) Mainframe
3 17 (15.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (13.08%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (13.08%) EMC VNX
5 8 (7.48%) Clustering
6 5 (4.67%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) AS400
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Unix
2 39 (36.45%) Windows
3 27 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (25.23%) Solaris
4 21 (19.63%) AIX
5 20 (18.69%) CentOS
6 19 (17.76%) Debian
7 18 (16.82%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) DevOps
2 13 (12.15%) Prototyping
3 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (8.41%) Open Source
4 9 (8.41%) Project Management
5 8 (7.48%) OO
6 7 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.61%) API Development
7 6 (5.61%) Microservices
7 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.61%) SOLID
8 5 (4.67%) SIEM
8 5 (4.67%) Validation
9 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.74%) Matrix Management
9 4 (3.74%) Migration
9 4 (3.74%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.74%) SDLC
9 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) Bash Shell
1 27 (25.23%) Python
2 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (19.63%) Shell Script
3 20 (18.69%) Java
4 10 (9.35%) Ruby
5 9 (8.41%) PHP
6 8 (7.48%) SQL
7 7 (6.54%) C
8 6 (5.61%) F#
8 6 (5.61%) Go
8 6 (5.61%) Haskell
8 6 (5.61%) OCaml
8 6 (5.61%) Rust
9 3 (2.80%) Perl
9 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Korn
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) PMP
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
5 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
6 2 (1.87%) CCNP
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.87%) ISEB
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.87%) MCSA
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) SCSA
6 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.28%) Docker
3 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.80%) Firmware
5 3 (2.80%) vSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.87%) iptables
7 1 (0.93%) Ceph
7 1 (0.93%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.93%) HDFS
7 1 (0.93%) KVM
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) Postfix
7 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.93%) Squid
7 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Xen
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) Ansible
2 15 (14.02%) Puppet
3 13 (12.15%) SELinux
4 11 (10.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.87%) SCCM
8 2 (1.87%) SCOM
8 2 (1.87%) Terraform
8 2 (1.87%) WSUS
9 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.93%) RANCID
9 1 (0.93%) Salt
9 1 (0.93%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.93%) vMotion
9 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) VMware
2 20 (18.69%) NetApp
3 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
4 18 (16.82%) Cisco
4 18 (16.82%) IBM
5 17 (15.89%) EMC
5 17 (15.89%) Oracle
6 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.48%) HP
8 6 (5.61%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.61%) Veritas
9 4 (3.74%) Citrix
10 3 (2.80%) Talend
11 2 (1.87%) Apple
11 2 (1.87%) Huawei
11 2 (1.87%) Sun
12 1 (0.93%) Progress
12 1 (0.93%) SAP
12 1 (0.93%) Veeam
12 1 (0.93%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago