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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 14 12
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill - 2.63% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £180 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
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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
7 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 38.89% 52.63% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Average daily rate £375 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (53.85%) Web Design
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) Django
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Python Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Python/Django Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Django
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Design
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat