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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.04% 7.76% 12.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 30.51% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 25
Median daily rate £363 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £515 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
48 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.81% 25.43% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 51
Median daily rate £363 £360 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £124 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) MySQL
8 10 (25.00%) SAP
8 10 (25.00%) Cisco
9 9 (22.50%) HTTP
9 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (22.50%) Apache
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
9 9 (22.50%) Electronics
9 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
9 9 (22.50%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (22.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (22.50%) Marketing
9 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
9 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) FTP
11 7 (17.50%) IIS
11 7 (17.50%) SNMP
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) DNS

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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) HTTP
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.00%) FTP
3 7 (17.50%) SNMP
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) SSL
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.00%) FCoE
8 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (22.50%) Electronics
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (22.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Designer
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.00%) CSS3
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) REST
3 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) e-Health
4 2 (5.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) VMS
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 2 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (22.50%) Programme Management
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) CRM
3 4 (10.00%) Server Building
3 4 (10.00%) SOA
3 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) PHP
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCDA
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (10.00%) CommVault
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.50%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Brocade
6 2 (5.00%) CA
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
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