The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Redhill region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 24.14% 4.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 72.41% 25.58% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £321 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £298 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Surrey

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 18 April 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 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Django
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) RMDS
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Python/Django Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Python Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Django
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat