The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 146 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.01% 7.56% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.94% 32.84% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 33 26
Average daily rate £400 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Linux
Berkshire

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
261 201 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.82% 23.02% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 107 88
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.37% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 87 (39.91%) Python
2 83 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.77%) JavaScript
4 52 (23.85%) Unix
5 47 (21.56%) Windows
6 46 (21.10%) Puppet
7 45 (20.64%) Java
7 45 (20.64%) Scrum
7 45 (20.64%) VMware
8 43 (19.72%) Web Services
9 39 (17.89%) Configuration Management
10 35 (16.06%) Oracle
10 35 (16.06%) TDD
11 32 (14.68%) Ansible
11 32 (14.68%) DevOps
12 31 (14.22%) HTTP
13 30 (13.76%) CSS
13 30 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (13.30%) Graphite
15 27 (12.39%) Apache
15 27 (12.39%) Bash Shell
15 27 (12.39%) logstash
15 27 (12.39%) User Experience
15 27 (12.39%) Windows Server
16 25 (11.47%) HTML
16 25 (11.47%) Nagios
16 25 (11.47%) Red Hat
17 24 (11.01%) DNS
17 24 (11.01%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 27 (12.39%) Apache
2 22 (10.09%) JBoss
3 21 (9.63%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (6.88%) nginx
4 15 (6.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.96%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.21%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.92%) Drupal
9 2 (0.92%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.46%) Node.js
10 1 (0.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Magento
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.75%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.22%) HTTP
2 24 (11.01%) DNS
3 23 (10.55%) SSL
4 19 (8.72%) SMTP
5 16 (7.34%) Internet
6 15 (6.88%) Firewall
7 14 (6.42%) LDAP
7 14 (6.42%) SAN
8 13 (5.96%) H.323
8 13 (5.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.21%) Telepresence
9 7 (3.21%) VPN
10 6 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.29%) MPLS
11 5 (2.29%) NAS
12 4 (1.83%) BGP
12 4 (1.83%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.83%) OSPF
12 4 (1.83%) SSH
12 4 (1.83%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.55%) MySQL
2 21 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.80%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.88%) Big Data
4 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.96%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (4.59%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.67%) Riak
10 6 (2.75%) DB2
11 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 1 (0.46%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.26%) Maven
4 10 (4.59%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.13%) JIRA
6 8 (3.67%) Ant
7 6 (2.75%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.29%) Subversion
9 4 (1.83%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.83%) Selenium
10 3 (1.38%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.38%) Checkstyle
10 3 (1.38%) Cobertura
10 3 (1.38%) FindBugs
10 3 (1.38%) Hudson
10 3 (1.38%) Liquibase
10 3 (1.38%) RSpec
10 3 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.92%) GitLab
General
1 16 (7.34%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Banking
3 4 (1.83%) Marketing
4 3 (1.38%) Electronics
5 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (27.52%) Developer
2 41 (18.81%) Linux Engineer
3 28 (12.84%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (10.55%) Python Developer
6 20 (9.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 18 (8.26%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (8.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 18 (8.26%) Linux Support
7 18 (8.26%) Linux Support Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) VMware Support Engineer
9 13 (5.96%) Administrator
9 13 (5.96%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.50%) DBA
10 12 (5.50%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.05%) Architect
11 11 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.72%) Web Services
2 30 (13.76%) CSS
3 25 (11.47%) HTML
4 24 (11.01%) REST
5 23 (10.55%) RESTful
6 16 (7.34%) LAMP
7 14 (6.42%) jQuery
7 14 (6.42%) JSON
8 13 (5.96%) Django
8 13 (5.96%) ELK Stack
8 13 (5.96%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (5.96%) MCollective
8 13 (5.96%) Sass
8 13 (5.96%) Sensu
9 10 (4.59%) Middleware
10 7 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (2.75%) JMS
12 5 (2.29%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (2.29%) Twisted
13 4 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.39%) User Experience
2 16 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.96%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.59%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.21%) Clustering
6 7 (3.21%) DataPower
7 5 (2.29%) Animation
7 5 (2.29%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.46%) New Media
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.85%) Unix
2 47 (21.56%) Windows
3 30 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (12.39%) Windows Server
5 18 (8.26%) CentOS
6 17 (7.80%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.50%) Solaris
8 10 (4.59%) AIX
9 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.29%) SUSE
12 2 (0.92%) NetWare
12 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.46%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.64%) Scrum
3 39 (17.89%) Configuration Management
4 35 (16.06%) TDD
5 32 (14.68%) DevOps
6 21 (9.63%) High Availability
6 21 (9.63%) Software Testing
7 19 (8.72%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.26%) Incident Management
9 17 (7.80%) Automated Testing
9 17 (7.80%) ITIL
10 15 (6.88%) OOP
10 15 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.42%) Load Balancing
11 14 (6.42%) Open Source
11 14 (6.42%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.96%) Kanban
12 13 (5.96%) Migration
13 12 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (39.91%) Python
2 54 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 45 (20.64%) Java
4 27 (12.39%) Bash Shell
5 24 (11.01%) Perl
6 16 (7.34%) SQL
7 13 (5.96%) PHP
8 12 (5.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.05%) Ruby
10 9 (4.13%) C++
11 6 (2.75%) Erlang
11 6 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.83%) AWK
13 4 (1.83%) sed
14 3 (1.38%) C
15 1 (0.46%) C#
15 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.46%) VB
15 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.17%) Degree
2 16 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.05%) CCNA
5 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.75%) HNC
7 6 (2.75%) IBM Certification
7 6 (2.75%) MCSE
7 6 (2.75%) RHCSA
8 5 (2.29%) CCNP
9 4 (1.83%) MCP
9 4 (1.83%) MCSA
9 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) CCIE
11 1 (0.46%) HND
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.46%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) SLA
2 12 (5.50%) QA
3 10 (4.59%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 19 (8.72%) Active Directory
1 19 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.96%) qmail
2 13 (5.96%) Squid
3 7 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.29%) vSphere
5 4 (1.83%) XenApp
6 3 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.92%) Docker
7 2 (0.92%) KVM
7 2 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.92%) XenServer
8 1 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (21.10%) Puppet
2 32 (14.68%) Ansible
3 29 (13.30%) Graphite
4 27 (12.39%) logstash
5 25 (11.47%) Nagios
6 14 (6.42%) Cacti
6 14 (6.42%) collectd
6 14 (6.42%) Ganglia
6 14 (6.42%) ZABBIX
7 13 (5.96%) Terraform
8 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.38%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.38%) SELinux
9 3 (1.38%) vRealize
10 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.92%) Kibana
10 2 (0.92%) Rsyslog
10 2 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (20.64%) VMware
2 35 (16.06%) Oracle
3 25 (11.47%) Red Hat
4 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.80%) HP
6 16 (7.34%) Cisco
7 13 (5.96%) IBM
7 13 (5.96%) Splunk
8 12 (5.50%) Citrix
9 11 (5.05%) Remedy
10 7 (3.21%) Juniper
11 6 (2.75%) F5
12 5 (2.29%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.29%) Dell
12 5 (2.29%) Intel
13 4 (1.83%) Altiris
13 4 (1.83%) EMC
13 4 (1.83%) Hitachi
13 4 (1.83%) SAP
14 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
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