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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 16.54% 14.19% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 47.73% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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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
26 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.55% 29.73% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate £363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 (38.30%) C
1 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) UNIX
4 14 (29.79%) DTV
4 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
5 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) ClearCase
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
6 12 (25.53%) 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%) Open Source
9 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
9 9 (19.15%) HBase
9 9 (19.15%) Perl
9 9 (19.15%) POSIX
10 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
10 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
10 8 (17.02%) Analytics
10 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
11 7 (14.89%) R
11 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.89%) Sybase
11 7 (14.89%) DB2

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
3 2 (4.26%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) WAN
1 5 (10.64%) DVB
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
3 3 (6.38%) FTP
4 2 (4.26%) NFC
4 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) 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
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 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%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) POSIX
2 6 (12.77%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenCL
6 1 (2.13%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) DTV
2 9 (19.15%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) STB
5 2 (4.26%) Handset
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.13%) CUDA
6 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.13%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.13%) IPTV
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) UNIX
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) VMS
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Android
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
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) DRM
7 2 (4.26%) ETL
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C
2 17 (36.17%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) Python
4 9 (19.15%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) R
6 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.64%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.38%) Korn
10 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.26%) VB
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 2 (4.26%) C#
11 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
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%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.26%) Xen
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
1 2 (4.26%) XenServer
1 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
1 2 (4.26%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Sybase
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Tableau
3 6 (12.77%) RapidMiner
3 6 (12.77%) Cloudera
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Sun
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) Perforce
7 2 (4.26%) AppSense
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
Staines, Middlesex
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