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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.66% 5.36% 11.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 37.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £380 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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
10 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.20% 14.29% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Median daily rate £350 £450 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +133.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £468 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +167.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 7 (35.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) SSL
6 5 (25.00%) IPsec
6 5 (25.00%) vCloud
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) AIX
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification

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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) IPsec
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) BICSI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (10.00%) LPIC
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) RHCE
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) vCloud
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas