The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 10 16 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.06% 1.85% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 22.22% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £535
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 £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +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 Newbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 11.11% 8.33% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Newbury

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Newbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Linux.

1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) GIMP
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Microservices
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kibana
1 3 (18.75%) logstash
2 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas