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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 16.67% 6.90% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 66.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £525 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 44.44% 10.34% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate £185 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.20% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 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 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 3 (21.43%) EJB
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Ant
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) JRules

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) DDNS
3 2 (14.29%) DSL
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) IPv6
3 2 (14.29%) ISDN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) TACACS
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) RSpec
2 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) AWS Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) EJB
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) JRules
1 3 (21.43%) JSF
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
1 2 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware