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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 7.27% - 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £372 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Linux
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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
14 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 25.45% 32.61% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 6
Average daily rate £250 £410 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +115.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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
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 5 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) SIEM
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee