Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Support was £334 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Support
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 155 183
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 4
Berkshire median daily rate £334 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £310 £143 £176
90th Percentile £370 £575 £375
South East median daily rate £350 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -17.65% +14.86% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3524 4546 5040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.57% 92.87% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 2387 2634
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 167 194
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -24.43% +8.97%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £40.30 £39.50 £39.85
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14% +1.29%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Support in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 £350 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Linux Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) Megaco
3 2 (50.00%) ISUP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (50.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) MGW
3 2 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (50.00%) VoWiFi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (50.00%) ISUP
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) Megaco
1 2 (50.00%) MGW
1 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
1 2 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HNC
1 2 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM