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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 25 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.73% 5.53% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.64% 26.00% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £220 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £184 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.73% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.79% 21.28% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 16
Average daily rate £304 £220 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.06% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 July 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 July 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 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) UNIX
3 13 (33.33%) MySQL
4 12 (30.77%) Java
4 12 (30.77%) Solaris
4 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 11 (28.21%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
7 8 (20.51%) SOAP
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (17.95%) Perl
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Citrix
9 6 (15.38%) NFS
9 6 (15.38%) DNS
9 6 (15.38%) IBM
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (15.38%) Logistics
10 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Redknee
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco
10 5 (12.82%) Sun
10 5 (12.82%) CCNA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.13%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) 3GPP
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.13%) LTE
3 2 (5.13%) 4G
3 2 (5.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) SMS
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) SS7
4 1 (2.56%) ISUP
4 1 (2.56%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (10.26%) DataStage
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) DB2
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Ant
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Gradle
3 2 (5.13%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (5.13%) JProfiler
3 2 (5.13%) Toad
3 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.13%) ERwin
3 2 (5.13%) Introscope
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Hudson
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Electronics
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) DBA
3 6 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) ODBC
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) JDBC
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.56%) CPAN
5 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) DTV
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) AS400
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) Physics
3 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Online Games
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) UNIX
2 12 (30.77%) Solaris
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.69%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) HPUX
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) TDD
2 7 (17.95%) Scrum
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.38%) Logistics
4 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
7 2 (5.13%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 5 (12.82%) C
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.69%) Groovy
6 2 (5.13%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) RPG/400
6 2 (5.13%) RPG IV
6 2 (5.13%) Korn
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) RPG
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CCNA
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) RHCE
2 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) NFS
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) nmon
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Sun
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Redknee
4 4 (10.26%) Google
4 4 (10.26%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Lotus
5 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Vignette
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.56%) BEA
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