The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 20.37% 8.00% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.83% 36.36% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Linux
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reigate region.

Operating Systems Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 44.44% 22.00% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 9
Average daily rate £313 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 (61.90%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) SAS
5 8 (38.10%) Migration
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) Base SAS
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) Puppet
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 3 (14.29%) JRules
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) UML
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware
10 3 (14.29%) EJB
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Ant

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) SAS
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) 3G
3 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) DDNS
3 2 (9.52%) DSL
3 2 (9.52%) FCoE
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) Junos
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) OSPF
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) TACACS
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) RSpec
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Programmer
1 8 (38.10%) SAS Programmer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) EJB
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) JRules
1 3 (14.29%) JSF
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) UML
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft