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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.61% 16.35% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 70.83% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£350 £475 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £475 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -7.63%
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
16 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 24.24% 23.08% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 19
Average daily rate £188 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £307 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Swing
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) JNI
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Java SE
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) InfiniBand
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) LXC
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Automotive
5 3 (20.00%) NFS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) InfiniBand
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) RSpec
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Software Design Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Swing
1 5 (33.33%) JNI
1 5 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (6.67%) JPA
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OO
1 5 (33.33%) OOD
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) LXC
2 3 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Axway
Woking, Surrey
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