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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.01% 6.55% 6.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.43% 32.76% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £365 £344 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £750 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
35 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.13% 20.00% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Unix
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Web Development
7 5 (17.24%) JIRA
7 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) vSphere
7 5 (17.24%) Confluence
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp

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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.90%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (6.90%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) FTP
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) SNMP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.90%) FCoE
4 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) IPX
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Introscope
2 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
2 3 (10.34%) Toad
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) gulp
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Junior
3 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.34%) LESS
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Sass
4 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) jBPM
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Spring Security
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.90%) e-Health
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) FlexPod
4 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (6.90%) NetWare
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
1 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
1 5 (17.24%) Web Development
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Coaching
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
3 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) CCDA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.90%) NCDA
3 2 (6.90%) VCP5
3 2 (6.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.24%) vSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (10.34%) nmon
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) logstash
3 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Twitter
5 2 (6.90%) BMC
5 2 (6.90%) CA
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) Lotus
5 2 (6.90%) Novell
5 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas
Slough
Vivid Resourcing
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