The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Staines 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 9.60% 11.06% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.31% 30.99% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 32.77% 35.68% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Surrey

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 18 (39.13%) C
2 17 (36.96%) UNIX
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) ClearCase
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 14 (30.43%) POSIX
5 13 (28.26%) DTV
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) LAN
7 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) Migration
8 8 (17.39%) Cisco
8 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) XenApp
8 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
8 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (15.22%) WAN
9 7 (15.22%) UML
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (13.04%) AppSense
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 6 (13.04%) XenServer
10 6 (13.04%) CloudStack
10 6 (13.04%) NetScaler

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (13.04%) CloudStack
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
5 4 (8.70%) DVB
6 2 (4.35%) NFC
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) HTTP
7 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
1 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) HBase
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) TestNG
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.17%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) POSIX
2 4 (8.70%) MapReduce
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.17%) DirectCompute
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSD
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) DTV
2 4 (8.70%) STB
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Handset
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) CUDA
5 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) UNIX
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) VMS
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) UML
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.17%) System Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Parallel Computing
8 1 (2.17%) MOF
8 1 (2.17%) Information Management
8 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCIE
2 5 (10.87%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) MCSA
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) ACSP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 8 (17.39%) XenApp
1 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (13.04%) XenServer
3 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 2 (4.35%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco
2 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) AppSense
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (4.35%) Perforce
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec