The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.94% 7.22% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.26% 46.51% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate £344 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £287 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £498 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.49% 15.52% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 21
Average daily rate £238 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £10.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 9 (37.50%) Solaris
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Apache
4 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) PHP
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) OOD
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Zend
6 4 (16.67%) MySQL
6 4 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) C
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) GSM
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) 2G
2 2 (8.33%) WiMAX
2 2 (8.33%) 3G
2 2 (8.33%) X.509
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) PBX
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
3 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) Introscope
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) JProfiler
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Python Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
1 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) ODBC
3 1 (4.17%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) CPAN
3 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
2 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Solaris
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) SUSE
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
2 5 (20.83%) OOD
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) PHP5
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) RHCE
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenServer
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) nmon
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 4 (16.67%) Zend
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Vignette
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Redknee
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) BEA
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
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