The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 14.13% 9.00% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 40.91% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£355 £180 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -47.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £180 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.66%
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
26 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 28.26% 22.00% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 19
Average daily rate £280 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +217.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Swing
3 5 (31.25%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) NetBeans
3 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 5 (31.25%) JNI
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Java SE
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Docker
5 3 (18.75%) InfiniBand
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) LXC
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) CentOS
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Automotive

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) InfiniBand
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) NetBeans
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) RSpec
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Software Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Swing
1 5 (31.25%) Java SE
1 5 (31.25%) JNI
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (18.75%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) OOD
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) LXC
2 3 (18.75%) NFS
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Axway