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 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 7.95% 2.17% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 13.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
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
23 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 26.14% 16.30% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Average daily rate £300 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Swing
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NetBeans
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) JNI
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Java SE
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NetBeans
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Swing
1 4 (50.00%) JNI
1 4 (50.00%) Java SE
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Axway
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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