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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.05% 5.66% 14.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 37.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
7 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 33.33% 15.09% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £214 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) SWT
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (20.00%) POSIX
3 2 (20.00%) JAXB
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Parallel Processing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SWT
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) JAXB
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (20.00%) JNI
2 2 (20.00%) POSIX
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Struts
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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