The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 1.56% 15.63% 31.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 45.45% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -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 Salisbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 25.00% 34.38% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Average daily rate £120 £161 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% -41.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £147 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Kalido
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Kalido