The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 29 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 / Maidenhead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 7.55% 3.09% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 17.65% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.66%  
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 £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 Maidenhead with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 12.26% 17.53% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Median daily rate £400 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Maidenhead

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) 2G
5 1 (5.88%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) H.323
5 1 (5.88%) LTE
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (5.88%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) FishEye
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SANS
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) vMotion
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) Nexpose
3 1 (5.88%) Nmap
3 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) NetWitness
4 1 (5.88%) Qualys
4 1 (5.88%) Snow
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk