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 26 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 / Maidenhead
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 4.03% 9.92% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 61.90% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £370 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £463 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.04% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 12.10% 16.03% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 18
Median daily rate £360 £373 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% -6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £111 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.09 £21.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.30% +5.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 26 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Ansible
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) RHCE
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Confluence
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Docker
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement

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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Jetty
4 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) FishEye
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft