The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tonbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 16.67% 12.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
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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 Tonbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Tonbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 50.00% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £360 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Tonbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Tonbridge region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tonbridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) SRDF
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tonbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware