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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 11.84% 14.53% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 60.47% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.11%
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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
30 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.74% 24.02% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 14
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 15 (44.12%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) C
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) DTV
5 9 (26.47%) ClearCase
6 7 (20.59%) SAP
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Middleware
7 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) HP
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) POSIX
9 4 (11.76%) DVB
9 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
10 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
10 3 (8.82%) STB
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
10 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.82%) UML
11 2 (5.88%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DVB
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) POSIX
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) DTV
2 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) STB
4 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) EFT
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.94%) IPTV
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) UML
3 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.88%) DRM
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) SEO
4 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) ABAP
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) PMP
1 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CISM
2 1 (2.94%) CCSA
2 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce
5 1 (2.94%) Google