The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 11.29% 5.26% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 55.56% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £320 - £393
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.35% 9.47% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £360 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Woking region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Woking region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Woking region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (52.00%) Python
1 13 (52.00%) Ruby
1 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) vSphere
4 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) SSL
6 6 (24.00%) IPsec
6 6 (24.00%) vCloud
6 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (24.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) AIX
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) IPsec
2 6 (24.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Senior DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) CentOS
4 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) PLM
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Python
1 13 (52.00%) Ruby
2 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) BICSI Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) EMC Certification
3 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (8.00%) LPIC
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) RHCE
3 2 (8.00%) VCAP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) vSphere
3 6 (24.00%) vCloud
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas