The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.57% 2.24% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 15.15% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 20
Median daily rate £388 £395 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
Linux
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 33 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.57% 14.80% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 41
Median daily rate £283 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.33% +39.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £321 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £510 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (57.89%) Windows
1 22 (57.89%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 13 (34.21%) HTTP
5 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 12 (31.58%) FTP
7 11 (28.95%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) Electronics
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) MySQL
8 10 (26.32%) SAP
8 10 (26.32%) Apache
9 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
9 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
9 9 (23.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (23.68%) Marketing
9 9 (23.68%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) DNS
11 7 (18.42%) SNMP
11 7 (18.42%) Unix
11 7 (18.42%) IIS
11 7 (18.42%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 12 (31.58%) FTP
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 7 (18.42%) Firewall
4 7 (18.42%) SNMP
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (15.79%) SSL
6 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
6 5 (13.16%) VLAN
7 4 (10.53%) BGP
7 4 (10.53%) ICMP
7 4 (10.53%) IGMP
7 4 (10.53%) OSPF
8 3 (7.89%) Frame Relay
8 3 (7.89%) IPv4
8 3 (7.89%) IPv6
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) RSVP
8 3 (7.89%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.95%) Electronics
3 10 (26.32%) Finance
4 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
4 9 (23.68%) Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Billing
6 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Web Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Designer
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) NetAct Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) Middleware
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.63%) Laravel
6 1 (2.63%) STL
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.53%) IPTV
1 4 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (10.53%) Video on Demand
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) STB
3 2 (5.26%) e-Health
3 2 (5.26%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.16%) VMS
7 4 (10.53%) Android
8 3 (7.89%) Solaris
9 2 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (5.26%) SUSE
10 1 (2.63%) AIX
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) CCIP
4 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
3 10 (26.32%) SAP
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.89%) Huawei
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) CommVault
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.63%) HP