The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 12.50% 16.54% 14.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.52% 84.62% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Average daily rate
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£456 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £373 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines region.

Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.38% 19.55% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate £388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Staines region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Staines region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Staines region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Staines region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Staines

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (51.52%) UNIX
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) Puppet
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) Software Deployment
6 13 (39.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (39.39%) Python
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) Ruby
7 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 12 (36.36%) Auto-Scaling
7 12 (36.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (33.33%) DevOps
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle
9 10 (30.30%) Ant
9 10 (30.30%) DHCP
9 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 10 (30.30%) Maven
9 10 (30.30%) JIRA
9 10 (30.30%) OpenStack
9 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
9 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
10 9 (27.27%) IaaS
10 9 (27.27%) boto
10 9 (27.27%) Capacity Management
10 9 (27.27%) PaaS
10 9 (27.27%) SSH

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 10 (30.30%) OpenStack
2 9 (27.27%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (39.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (36.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (27.27%) IaaS
5 9 (27.27%) PaaS
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.03%) Office 365
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DHCP
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) LDAP
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) SSH
2 9 (27.27%) VPN
3 5 (15.15%) VLAN
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) MPLS
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (6.06%) DVB
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Maven
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
1 10 (30.30%) Ant
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (15.15%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Architect
2 14 (42.42%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) PC Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) boto
2 5 (15.15%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) Streaming Video
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) STB
4 2 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) VMS
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Software Deployment
3 12 (36.36%) Auto-Scaling
3 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 11 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (27.27%) Capacity Management
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) Use Case
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
1 13 (39.39%) Ruby
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) MCSA
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) ACSP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) XenServer
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 8 (24.24%) Ansible
3 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat