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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.92% 7.93% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 43.40% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 15
Median daily rate £369 £349 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £509 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £30.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
44 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.85% 18.28% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 33
Median daily rate £338 £335 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
7 7 (18.92%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) CCNA
7 7 (18.92%) SNMP
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) vSphere
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) VMS
8 6 (16.22%) DHCP
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) DNS
8 6 (16.22%) Wireless
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Network Security
9 5 (13.51%) HIPAA
9 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.51%) LAN
9 5 (13.51%) VoIP
9 5 (13.51%) WAN

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
3 7 (18.92%) SNMP
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 6 (16.22%) Wireless
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) VoIP
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.81%) FCoE
6 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) HSRP
8 1 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Designer
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) CSS3
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.41%) jBPM
3 2 (5.41%) LESS
3 2 (5.41%) Sass
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) Spring Security
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) e-Health
3 4 (10.81%) FlexPod
3 4 (10.81%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) VMS
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.70%) NetWare
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Server Building
3 4 (10.81%) SOA
3 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) AOP
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Network Management
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) CCDA
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (8.11%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) NCDA
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) HIPAA
2 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 5 (13.51%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) CA
6 4 (10.81%) CommVault
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.41%) Brocade
8 2 (5.41%) Twitter
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.70%) Lotus
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Novell
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