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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.31% 7.69% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 46.67% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 8
Median daily rate - £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 45 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 12.69% 16.48% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 22
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -24.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
4 6 (35.29%) Apache
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) Ansible
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
5 5 (29.41%) Puppet
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
6 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) NFS
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) AIX
7 3 (17.65%) XML

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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Commerce Server
3 3 (17.65%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.76%) nginx
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Fredhopper
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Telnet
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Vagrant
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) Worklight
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) LAMP
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile First
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 5 (29.41%) Puppet
3 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (11.76%) Pingdom
5 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.88%) Consul
5 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
4 3 (17.65%) Splunk
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) PagerDuty
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) New Relic
6 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 1 (5.88%) SAP