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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.88% 6.47% 7.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.78% 47.37% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £369 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
36 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.50% 13.67% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 29
Median daily rate £350 £338 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 June 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 June 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 19 (50.00%) Windows
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
3 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
5 9 (23.68%) Degree
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (21.05%) vSphere
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (18.42%) SNMP
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
7 7 (18.42%) SAN
7 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) DHCP
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Unix
8 6 (15.79%) VPN
8 6 (15.79%) CCNA
8 6 (15.79%) Network Security
8 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Web Development
9 5 (13.16%) HIPAA
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5

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 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
3 7 (18.42%) SNMP
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 6 (15.79%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) Wireless
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) VoIP
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) FCoE
6 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 2 (5.26%) IPX
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Grunt
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Designer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Designer
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
1 5 (13.16%) CSS3
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) HTML5
1 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (10.53%) REST
2 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) LESS
3 3 (7.89%) Sass
4 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.26%) jBPM
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (5.26%) Spring Security
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) e-Health
3 4 (10.53%) FlexPod
3 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
3 4 (10.53%) VMS
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) NetWare
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) AOP
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) CCDA
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.26%) NCDA
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) VCP5
7 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) HIPAA
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) logstash
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.63%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) CA
6 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (7.89%) Twitter
7 2 (5.26%) Brocade
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) CommVault
7 2 (5.26%) Lotus
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Novell
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas