Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 11 38
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -30
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.98% 10.09% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.29% 40.56% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 1
Bracknell median daily rate £450 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.82% +26.29%
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -7.30% +11.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 22
Bracknell median hourly rate £18.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £17.00 - £35.00
90th Percentile £19.00 - £40.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £43.28 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.35% +15.41% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 143 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 15.73% 24.87% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 29
Bracknell median daily rate £389 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.21% +48.44% -1.54%
10th Percentile £232 £211 £161
90th Percentile £537 £538 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 12
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -52.38% -38.24%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.17% -30.39% +26.50%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bracknell

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bracknell

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bracknell over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Bracknell

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
5 5 (22.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (22.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
6 4 (18.18%) Ansible
6 4 (18.18%) IaaS
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Private Cloud
6 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) HTML

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (4.55%) GGSN
3 1 (4.55%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SCCP
3 1 (4.55%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Linux Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Installation Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Yii
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
2 5 (22.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (18.18%) Private Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) CMDB
5 1 (4.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) CentOS
5 4 (18.18%) SUSE
5 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) OOP
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Korn
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.55%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.55%) vRealize
4 1 (4.55%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Zend
6 1 (4.55%) Brocade
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Software AG
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods