The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 31.11% 5.88% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 14.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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 Redhill region.

Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 46.67% 41.18% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 14
Average daily rate £344 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Redhill region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

Linux
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
1 13 (92.86%) Tivoli
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) DB2
1 13 (92.86%) Change Management
1 13 (92.86%) AS400
1 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (92.86%) iSeries
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) DB2
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (7.14%) Administrator
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) AS400
1 13 (92.86%) iSeries
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Change Management
1 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat