The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.19% 5.83% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 29.79% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £440 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
54 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.56% 19.58% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 16
Average daily rate £288 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 27 (55.10%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) DNS
3 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 14 (28.57%) Firewall
4 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 13 (26.53%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) SOAP
6 12 (24.49%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco
7 11 (22.45%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) Solaris
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) LAN
10 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (14.29%) F5
11 7 (14.29%) VPN
11 7 (14.29%) OO
11 7 (14.29%) Perl
11 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (14.29%) Wireless
12 6 (12.24%) InterSystems
12 6 (12.24%) Internet
12 6 (12.24%) BGP
12 6 (12.24%) SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Web Services
12 6 (12.24%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.12%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.33%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) VPN
4 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.29%) Wireless
5 6 (12.24%) BGP
5 6 (12.24%) SNMP
5 6 (12.24%) Internet
5 6 (12.24%) WAN
5 6 (12.24%) VLAN
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.20%) DAB
6 5 (10.20%) 4G
6 5 (10.20%) Broadband
6 5 (10.20%) WLAN
6 5 (10.20%) 3G
7 4 (8.16%) SAN
7 4 (8.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX Support
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) SOAP
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) LAMP
3 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) UNIX
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Solaris
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) OO
2 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.12%) OOD
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.12%) Network Management
4 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) MUMPS
4 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) C
5 3 (6.12%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Tcl
7 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CCNA
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) NFS
3 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.12%) Samba
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.12%) logstash
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) VMware
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) F5
5 6 (12.24%) InterSystems
6 5 (10.20%) Redknee
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 4 (8.16%) Remedy
7 4 (8.16%) Sybase
7 4 (8.16%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) ProCurve
7 4 (8.16%) Brocade
7 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.12%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.08%) Crossbeam
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