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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.68% 9.02% 10.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.61% 53.49% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 18
Median daily rate £450 £339 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.84% +12.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
31 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.63% 16.86% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 45
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) MySQL
3 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) Electronics
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) Unix
5 10 (31.25%) FTP
5 10 (31.25%) HTTP
5 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) SAP
6 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (25.00%) RESTful
7 8 (25.00%) Apache
7 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (25.00%) Web Development
8 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (21.88%) Marketing
8 7 (21.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
8 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell

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 8 (25.00%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) FTP
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) LDAP
2 6 (18.75%) SNMP
2 6 (18.75%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) ICMP
4 4 (12.50%) IGMP
4 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) ATM
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.38%) IPv4
5 3 (9.38%) IPv6
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) RSVP
5 3 (9.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Electronics
3 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Web Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3D Developer
8 1 (3.13%) IP Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) NetAct Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) CSS
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
3 6 (18.75%) Laravel
4 4 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) Memcached
6 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.13%) STL
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (12.50%) IPTV
2 4 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 3 (9.38%) STB
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Web Development
2 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
3 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 6 (18.75%) OO
3 6 (18.75%) OOD
3 6 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.13%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCIP
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) Corosync
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Ericsson
5 3 (9.38%) Huawei
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Samsung
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec