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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 6.90% 1.54% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 7.69% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 15.52% 20.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate £170 £115 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -63.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £115 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) JNI
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Java SE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
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%) Java Programmer
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%) Software Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Swing
1 1 (16.67%) JNI
1 1 (16.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) OOD
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
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%) 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
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
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%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft