The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 2.56% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wokingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wokingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wokingham 41.03% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wokingham

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Wokingham

Linux
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) POSIX
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wokingham 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat