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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.17% 9.88% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 30.77% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -4.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Linux
Surrey

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
19 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 16.10% 32.10% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 28 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) SAP
4 9 (30.00%) HP
4 9 (30.00%) Middleware
4 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) IaaS
6 7 (23.33%) Puppet
6 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
6 7 (23.33%) Software Deployment
6 7 (23.33%) PaaS
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Ruby
7 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (16.67%) Open Source
8 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) PaaS
2 7 (23.33%) IaaS
3 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) VPN
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) SSH
3 3 (10.00%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) DVB
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.33%) Ant
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Architect
2 17 (56.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) boto
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.33%) OC4J
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) STB
4 1 (3.33%) EFT
4 1 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
2 7 (23.33%) Software Deployment
3 5 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) Test Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) UML
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) Ruby
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.33%) Uniface
6 1 (3.33%) ABAP
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.67%) XenServer
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Ansible
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
1 9 (30.00%) SAP
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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