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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 9.46% 16.47% 15.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 80.00% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
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£388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
25 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 16.89% 20.59% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
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 £127 £336 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 4 August 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Staines

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Puppet
4 12 (46.15%) Software Deployment
5 11 (42.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (42.31%) Ruby
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) UNIX
6 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (38.46%) Auto-Scaling
6 10 (38.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) DHCP
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) Ant
8 8 (30.77%) Firewall
8 8 (30.77%) IaaS
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) Capacity Management
8 8 (30.77%) OpenStack
8 8 (30.77%) Maven
8 8 (30.77%) JIRA
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) PaaS
9 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (42.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (38.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (30.77%) IaaS
5 8 (30.77%) PaaS
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DHCP
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) SSH
3 7 (26.92%) LDAP
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) DVB
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (30.77%) Ant
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Architect
2 14 (53.85%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) PC Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) boto
2 4 (15.38%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) STB
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Deployment
3 10 (38.46%) Auto-Scaling
3 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 9 (34.62%) DevOps
5 8 (30.77%) Capacity Management
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 5 (19.23%) Use Case
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
1 11 (42.31%) Ruby
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) MCSA
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) ACSP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenServer
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat