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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 68 72 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.05% 7.36% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.37% 28.69% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 37
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
135 251 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.98% 25.66% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 149 95
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 21
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
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 29 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 58 (44.62%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 39 (30.00%) VMware
4 37 (28.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 27 (20.77%) DevOps
9 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 25 (19.23%) Unix
11 24 (18.46%) HP
12 23 (17.69%) DNS
12 23 (17.69%) Python
13 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
13 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
14 21 (16.15%) Puppet
15 20 (15.38%) DHCP
15 20 (15.38%) IPsec
16 19 (14.62%) Ubuntu
16 19 (14.62%) VPN
17 17 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (13.08%) Firewall
17 17 (13.08%) vSphere
17 17 (13.08%) Hyper-V
18 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
18 16 (12.31%) SAN
18 16 (12.31%) Cisco
18 16 (12.31%) Perl
19 15 (11.54%) Oracle
19 15 (11.54%) MS Excel

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 (6.15%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.38%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) JBoss
4 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) GemFire
6 1 (0.77%) nginx
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.62%) PaaS
3 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.08%) HP Helion
4 4 (3.08%) SaaS
5 3 (2.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.77%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) DNS
2 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 20 (15.38%) DHCP
3 20 (15.38%) IPsec
4 19 (14.62%) VPN
5 17 (13.08%) Firewall
6 16 (12.31%) SAN
7 12 (9.23%) HTTP
8 11 (8.46%) Network Security
8 11 (8.46%) VLAN
8 11 (8.46%) WAN
9 10 (7.69%) BGP
9 10 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (6.92%) IPv6
10 9 (6.92%) MPLS
11 6 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (4.62%) LAN
12 5 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.85%) SSL
13 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) HBase
5 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.77%) OLTP
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.77%) Redis
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.38%) JIRA
4 5 (3.85%) Maven
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) JUnit
6 3 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.54%) JMeter
7 2 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (0.77%) Ant
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.77%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) GoCD
8 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Marketing
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (14.62%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (8.46%) Linux Support
4 10 (7.69%) Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) Architect
6 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 8 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Support Specialist
6 8 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) IT Security Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
9 5 (3.85%) Project Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) XML
2 10 (7.69%) .NET
3 9 (6.92%) CSS
4 8 (6.15%) Web Services
5 7 (5.38%) Middleware
6 4 (3.08%) LAMP
7 3 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.31%) Node.js
8 2 (1.54%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.54%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.54%) JSON
8 2 (1.54%) Spring
8 2 (1.54%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.77%) Memcached
9 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.77%) RESTful
9 1 (0.77%) Symfony
9 1 (0.77%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.15%) Clustering
4 6 (4.62%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.62%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.54%) Replication
5 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.62%) Windows
2 37 (28.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 25 (19.23%) Unix
5 19 (14.62%) Ubuntu
6 12 (9.23%) AIX
7 5 (3.85%) Debian
7 5 (3.85%) SUSE
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.08%) CentOS
8 4 (3.08%) Solaris
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.54%) Android
10 2 (1.54%) Fedora
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.77%) HPUX
11 1 (0.77%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) DevOps
2 15 (11.54%) High Availability
3 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (10.00%) Presales
4 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
5 11 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.92%) Process Improvement
6 9 (6.92%) Workflow
7 8 (6.15%) Open Source
8 7 (5.38%) Compliance Management
8 7 (5.38%) ITIL
8 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.62%) Migration
9 6 (4.62%) Project Management
9 6 (4.62%) Scrum
10 5 (3.85%) OO
10 5 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.69%) Python
2 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
3 16 (12.31%) Perl
4 14 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.00%) C
5 13 (10.00%) Java
6 12 (9.23%) C++
7 11 (8.46%) C#
7 11 (8.46%) Ruby
8 10 (7.69%) VB
8 10 (7.69%) VBScript
9 8 (6.15%) SQL
10 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.85%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.77%) C-shell
12 1 (0.77%) F#
12 1 (0.77%) Haskell
12 1 (0.77%) OCaml
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.77%) CCNA
5 13 (10.00%) Degree
6 12 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (8.46%) MCSA
8 9 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.38%) CCNP
9 7 (5.38%) RHCE
10 6 (4.62%) MCSD
10 6 (4.62%) MCSE
11 5 (3.85%) MCP
12 4 (3.08%) CCIE
12 4 (3.08%) ISEB
13 3 (2.31%) CCA
13 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
13 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.08%) Hyper-V
2 17 (13.08%) vSphere
3 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.92%) KVM
3 9 (6.92%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.85%) Docker
4 5 (3.85%) XenApp
5 3 (2.31%) NFS
6 2 (1.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.77%) Ceph
7 1 (0.77%) HDFS
7 1 (0.77%) Postfix
7 1 (0.77%) qmail
7 1 (0.77%) Varnish
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) Xen
7 1 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (16.15%) Puppet
2 11 (8.46%) Ansible
3 9 (6.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (6.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (4.62%) CFEngine
5 5 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.31%) SCOM
7 2 (1.54%) Kibana
7 2 (1.54%) logstash
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
7 2 (1.54%) SCCM
7 2 (1.54%) WSUS
8 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.77%) Bacula
8 1 (0.77%) cPanel
8 1 (0.77%) Mesos
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 39 (30.00%) VMware
3 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.46%) HP
5 16 (12.31%) Cisco
6 15 (11.54%) Oracle
7 12 (9.23%) Citrix
8 11 (8.46%) EMC
9 10 (7.69%) IBM
10 6 (4.62%) Hitachi
11 5 (3.85%) Dell
11 5 (3.85%) Intel
12 4 (3.08%) Huawei
12 4 (3.08%) Juniper
12 4 (3.08%) Veritas
13 3 (2.31%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.31%) NetApp
14 2 (1.54%) Altiris
14 2 (1.54%) F5
14 2 (1.54%) Veeam
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