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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 15.18% 10.96% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.47% 37.21% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£363 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -
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 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 16.96% 29.45% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £460 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 22 September 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 19 (40.43%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) C
2 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) UNIX
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) DTV
5 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
6 13 (27.66%) ClearCase
6 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 13 (27.66%) Windows
6 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
7 11 (23.40%) Python
8 10 (21.28%) Big Data
8 10 (21.28%) Apache Pig
8 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
8 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
9 9 (19.15%) HBase
9 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
9 9 (19.15%) POSIX
10 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.02%) Perl
10 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
10 8 (17.02%) Analytics
10 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
10 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
10 8 (17.02%) Open Source
11 7 (14.89%) R
11 7 (14.89%) Sybase
11 7 (14.89%) DB2
11 7 (14.89%) OOP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (21.28%) Apache Pig
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) Documentum
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DVB
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) WAN
2 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
3 3 (6.38%) FTP
4 2 (4.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (21.28%) Big Data
2 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
2 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
3 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.15%) HBase
4 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (14.89%) DB2
5 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
6 6 (12.77%) Couchbase
6 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.13%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) POSIX
2 6 (12.77%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.13%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) DTV
2 8 (17.02%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) STB
5 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.26%) Handset
7 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.13%) Interactive TV
7 1 (2.13%) IPTV
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) UNIX
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) VMS
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
2 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
2 8 (17.02%) Analytics
2 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
3 7 (14.89%) OOP
3 7 (14.89%) OO
4 6 (12.77%) UML
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Data Security
5 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) ETL
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) DRM
7 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) C
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Python
5 8 (17.02%) Perl
6 7 (14.89%) R
7 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.64%) C++
8 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.38%) Korn
9 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.26%) VB
10 2 (4.26%) C#
11 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) CCIE
1 5 (10.64%) CCNP
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Xen
1 2 (4.26%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Sybase
3 6 (12.77%) Tableau
3 6 (12.77%) RapidMiner
3 6 (12.77%) Cloudera
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Juniper
5 4 (8.51%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) Perforce
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Sun
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks