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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.13% 8.89% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 33.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £475 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +163.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
11 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 14.10% 26.67% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Average daily rate £310 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +93.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) SWT
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) JNI
4 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) JAXB
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SWT
2 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) JAXB
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) JNI
3 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee