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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.11% 5.35% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.57% 34.21% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -7.63%
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
79 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.38% 15.64% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 22
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 22 (33.33%) UNIX
2 21 (31.82%) MySQL
3 20 (30.30%) DNS
4 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
5 17 (25.76%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) SQL
5 17 (25.76%) Java
5 17 (25.76%) Windows
6 16 (24.24%) SOAP
6 16 (24.24%) Cisco
7 15 (22.73%) Solaris
7 15 (22.73%) Perl
8 14 (21.21%) Red Hat
8 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (18.18%) Internet
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
10 11 (16.67%) Sun
11 10 (15.15%) Citrix
11 10 (15.15%) NFS
11 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
11 10 (15.15%) Banking
11 10 (15.15%) Redknee
12 9 (13.64%) TDD
12 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (13.64%) CCNA
12 9 (13.64%) Firewall
12 9 (13.64%) Juniper
13 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.06%) IIS
1 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
1 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Mule
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Misys Midas
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (7.58%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) Internet
3 9 (13.64%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) Wireless
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.06%) SMTP
6 4 (6.06%) HTTP
6 4 (6.06%) DAB
6 4 (6.06%) BGP
6 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.06%) IMAP
7 3 (4.55%) 4G
7 3 (4.55%) 3G
7 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.03%) WLAN
8 2 (3.03%) Broadband
8 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (3.03%) MPLS
8 2 (3.03%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) DB2
5 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Ant
3 4 (6.06%) ERwin
3 4 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Hudson
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 10 (15.15%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Project Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) DBA
3 6 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 6 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
4 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Hosting Specialist
6 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Programmer
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) SOAP
2 6 (9.09%) LAMP
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 4 (6.06%) CSS
3 4 (6.06%) RESTful
4 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (3.03%) Ajax
5 2 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) Laravel
6 1 (1.52%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.52%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.52%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) AS400
3 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.06%) iSeries
3 4 (6.06%) Open Source
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
5 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) UNIX
2 17 (25.76%) Windows
3 15 (22.73%) Solaris
4 14 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) TDD
3 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
3 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.09%) Logistics
5 6 (9.09%) Scrum
5 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Project Management
6 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.06%) SOA
7 4 (6.06%) DSDM
7 4 (6.06%) Six Sigma
7 4 (6.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) Perl
3 7 (10.61%) PHP
3 7 (10.61%) C
3 7 (10.61%) Python
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) RPG
5 4 (6.06%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) RPG/400
5 4 (6.06%) RPG IV
5 4 (6.06%) Groovy
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) PHP5
8 1 (1.52%) Korn
8 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (13.64%) CCNA
2 8 (12.12%) JNCIA
3 6 (9.09%) RHCE
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) NFS
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Sun
4 10 (15.15%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) Redknee
5 9 (13.64%) Juniper
6 6 (9.09%) IBM
7 5 (7.58%) F5
7 5 (7.58%) Google
7 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.06%) Sybase
8 4 (6.06%) Oracle
8 4 (6.06%) Dell
8 4 (6.06%) Remedy
8 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.55%) Crossbeam
9 3 (4.55%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
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