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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Surrey / Woking
Rank 11 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 11.90% 17.86% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 55.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £378 £338 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +20.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

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
20 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.81% 32.14% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 8
Median daily rate £350 £338 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Solaris
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) X.25
8 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) X.25
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) InfiniBand
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) CentOS
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) LXC
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Capita
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas