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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 18 3 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Linux 50 161 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.14% 15.83% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.50% 53.49% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 125 28
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
101 301 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.43% 29.60% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 188 115
Median daily rate £475 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 11
Median hourly rate £30.91 £45.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.31% +116.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 50 (45.05%) Unix
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 36 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 36 (32.43%) DevOps
4 34 (30.63%) Python
5 33 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (26.13%) Bash Shell
7 28 (25.23%) Ansible
7 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
7 28 (25.23%) Java
7 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
8 27 (24.32%) Solaris
8 27 (24.32%) CentOS
9 25 (22.52%) VMware
10 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 24 (21.62%) Ubuntu
10 24 (21.62%) SAN
10 24 (21.62%) Data Centre
11 23 (20.72%) HTTP
11 23 (20.72%) Debian
12 22 (19.82%) SSH
12 22 (19.82%) AIX
13 21 (18.92%) Hadoop
14 20 (18.02%) SELinux
14 20 (18.02%) NetApp
14 20 (18.02%) Shell Script
15 19 (17.12%) Cisco
15 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
16 18 (16.22%) IBM
16 18 (16.22%) Red Hat

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 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.41%) JBoss
3 5 (4.50%) Apache
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) nginx
5 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.62%) SAN
2 23 (20.72%) HTTP
3 22 (19.82%) SSH
4 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.51%) ICMP
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 4 (3.60%) AMQP
7 4 (3.60%) DNS
7 4 (3.60%) Firewall
7 4 (3.60%) LAN
7 4 (3.60%) Network Security
7 4 (3.60%) WAN
8 3 (2.70%) SMTP
9 2 (1.80%) ATM
9 2 (1.80%) Broadband
9 2 (1.80%) DHCP
9 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.80%) LDAP
9 2 (1.80%) PPP
9 2 (1.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.21%) MySQL
3 7 (6.31%) Big Data
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Redis
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.41%) Hudson
3 6 (5.41%) Subversion
4 5 (4.50%) GoCD
4 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 4 (3.60%) JIRA
6 3 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.90%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.90%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) JUnit
8 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.51%) Law
2 14 (12.61%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Consultant
3 15 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Python Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Administrator
5 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) Java Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.21%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.31%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.31%) JSON
3 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (3.60%) HTML
4 4 (3.60%) Laravel
4 4 (3.60%) Symfony
4 4 (3.60%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) CGI
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (1.80%) Django
6 2 (1.80%) Flask
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.80%) REST
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.90%) OSGi
7 1 (0.90%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.90%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.22%) Mainframe
3 17 (15.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (15.32%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (12.61%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (12.61%) EMC VNX
5 8 (7.21%) Clustering
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.90%) AS400
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.90%) iSeries
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.05%) Unix
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 33 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (24.32%) CentOS
4 27 (24.32%) Solaris
5 24 (21.62%) Ubuntu
6 23 (20.72%) Debian
7 22 (19.82%) AIX
8 9 (8.11%) Windows Server
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) DevOps
2 18 (16.22%) Prototyping
3 12 (10.81%) Open Source
4 9 (8.11%) Project Management
5 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.31%) OO
7 6 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.41%) Microservices
7 6 (5.41%) Open Source Development
7 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.41%) SIEM
8 5 (4.50%) API Development
8 5 (4.50%) SOLID
9 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.60%) ITIL
9 4 (3.60%) Matrix Management
9 4 (3.60%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.60%) Scrum
9 4 (3.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) Python
2 29 (26.13%) Bash Shell
3 28 (25.23%) Java
3 28 (25.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.31%) C
5 7 (6.31%) Ruby
6 6 (5.41%) PHP
6 6 (5.41%) SQL
7 5 (4.50%) F#
7 5 (4.50%) Go
7 5 (4.50%) Haskell
7 5 (4.50%) ML
7 5 (4.50%) OCaml
7 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.50%) Rust
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.90%) C#
9 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.41%) PMP
5 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
6 3 (2.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.80%) SCSA
7 2 (1.80%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.90%) CISSP
8 1 (0.90%) ISEB
8 1 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.71%) Docker
3 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.70%) Firmware
6 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.80%) iptables
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Ceph
7 1 (0.90%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.90%) KVM
7 1 (0.90%) NFS
7 1 (0.90%) Postfix
7 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.90%) Squid
7 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.90%) Xen
7 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (25.23%) Ansible
2 20 (18.02%) SELinux
3 13 (11.71%) Puppet
4 11 (9.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.41%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.80%) SCCM
8 2 (1.80%) SCOM
8 2 (1.80%) Terraform
8 2 (1.80%) WSUS
9 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.90%) RANCID
9 1 (0.90%) Salt
9 1 (0.90%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) VMware
2 20 (18.02%) NetApp
3 19 (17.12%) Cisco
4 18 (16.22%) IBM
4 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 17 (15.32%) EMC
5 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.32%) Oracle
6 8 (7.21%) HP
7 6 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 6 (5.41%) Veritas
8 4 (3.60%) Citrix
9 3 (2.70%) Talend
10 2 (1.80%) Apple
10 2 (1.80%) Huawei
10 2 (1.80%) Sun
11 1 (0.90%) Axway
11 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.90%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.90%) Zend
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