The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tonbridge region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 11.11% 30.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Tonbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 66.67% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £360 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
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%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC