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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 12 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.48% 10.28% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.60% 33.72% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 4
Median daily rate £450 £525 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.33% +29.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £328 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  

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 43 86 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 18.70% 30.50% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 42
Median daily rate £269 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £161 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) NFS
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) SUSE
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) LAMP
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) PHP

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) 3G
4 1 (7.14%) 4G
4 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (7.14%) GGSN
4 1 (7.14%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) SCCP
4 1 (7.14%) SGSN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bower
1 2 (14.29%) Grunt
1 2 (14.29%) Yeoman
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 2 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) DataPower
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) SUSE
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) Task Automation
2 2 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 2 (14.29%) SMACSS
2 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Software AG
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods