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 24 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 / Newbury
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 12.93% 6.29% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 26.47% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £318 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £525 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
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 Newbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 34 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 16.38% 23.78% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 9
Median daily rate £335 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Newbury.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) OpenStack
3 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 7 (33.33%) LTE
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Unix
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.52%) Polymer
9 2 (9.52%) Docker
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) React
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Co-occurring 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 8 (38.10%) OpenStack
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LTE
1 7 (33.33%) VoIP
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Lead Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Build Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Release Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Siebel Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Drools
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
2 2 (9.52%) jBPM
2 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (9.52%) Polymer
2 2 (9.52%) React
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Mesosphere
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Scrum
2 2 (9.52%) Stochastic Modelling
2 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) API Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Microservices
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Mesos
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Nimsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase