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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.16% 13.29% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.09% 41.18% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £520 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
22 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 17.19% 32.28% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £388 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
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 £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
4 8 (29.63%) Software Deployment
4 8 (29.63%) IaaS
4 8 (29.63%) Puppet
4 8 (29.63%) PaaS
4 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
6 6 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (29.63%) IaaS
3 8 (29.63%) PaaS
4 7 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
1 8 (29.63%) VPN
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) VLAN
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) MPLS
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
3 3 (11.11%) SSH
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) DVB
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (14.81%) Billing
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Architect
2 15 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (37.04%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) PC Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) boto
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.70%) POSIX
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) VMS
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Capacity Management
1 8 (29.63%) Software Deployment
2 6 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Test Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Python
1 7 (25.93%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Uniface
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) MCSA
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.41%) XenServer
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) VMware