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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 30.43% 10.00% 18.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 60.00% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 18
Average daily rate £450 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £468 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £22.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
27 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 39.13% 16.67% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.25 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (52.27%) Unix
2 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) Python
6 13 (29.55%) Data Centre
7 12 (27.27%) ITIL
7 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 12 (27.27%) Smart Meter
8 11 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.00%) Puppet
8 11 (25.00%) Firewall
8 11 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 10 (22.73%) Java
9 10 (22.73%) SLA
9 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
10 9 (20.45%) DevOps
10 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
10 9 (20.45%) Web Services
10 9 (20.45%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (20.45%) Maven
10 9 (20.45%) Ruby
11 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 8 (18.18%) Route 53
11 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (18.18%) Route 53
4 8 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.55%) IaaS
6 2 (4.55%) PaaS
7 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) SSH
2 4 (9.09%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.55%) DVB
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) UPnP
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.45%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) Ant
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Subversion
4 5 (11.36%) Hudson
5 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.82%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) RESTful
3 5 (11.36%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) boto
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Express
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.27%) Smart Meter
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (4.55%) STB
4 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) DTV
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) CentOS
4 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.27%) i5/OS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.45%) DevOps
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) High Availability
5 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) SDLC
9 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.09%) C
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.55%) C++
10 1 (2.27%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCSA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
2 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) CA
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) Splunk
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat