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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 31 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.36% 4.71% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.27% 20.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £223 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% -23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £186 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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
67 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.54% 23.53% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 12
Average daily rate £325 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 16 (36.36%) Java
1 16 (36.36%) MySQL
2 15 (34.09%) UNIX
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 13 (29.55%) Solaris
5 12 (27.27%) SOAP
5 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (22.73%) Perl
7 9 (20.45%) NFS
7 9 (20.45%) DNS
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco
7 9 (20.45%) Citrix
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 8 (18.18%) Redknee
8 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (18.18%) Sun
8 8 (18.18%) PHP
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.91%) CCNA
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.91%) IBM
9 7 (15.91%) Juniper
9 7 (15.91%) Banking
9 7 (15.91%) JNCIA
10 6 (13.64%) Logistics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) WordPress
3 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.55%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.82%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) 3GPP
2 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) LTE
3 2 (4.55%) 4G
3 2 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.27%) SSH
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (9.09%) DataStage
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.82%) DB2
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Ant
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
3 2 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (4.55%) Toad
3 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.55%) ERwin
3 2 (4.55%) Introscope
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Electronics
5 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Project Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) SOAP
2 5 (11.36%) LAMP
3 4 (9.09%) MSMQ
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) JDBC
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) ODBC
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) CPAN
6 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.27%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Physics
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Solaris
4 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.82%) Android
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) TDD
1 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.64%) Scrum
2 6 (13.64%) Logistics
3 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Perl
4 8 (18.18%) PHP
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) Groovy
8 2 (4.55%) Scala
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) RPG/400
8 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
8 2 (4.55%) Korn
8 2 (4.55%) VB
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.55%) RPG
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CCNA
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.91%) JNCIA
2 5 (11.36%) RHCE
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) NFS
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) nmon
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) Citrix
2 9 (20.45%) Cisco
3 8 (18.18%) Sun
3 8 (18.18%) Redknee
4 7 (15.91%) IBM
4 7 (15.91%) Juniper
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) Lotus
7 3 (6.82%) SAP
7 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Vignette
9 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.27%) BEA
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