The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.02% 11.11% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 35.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £261 £453 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.26% -13.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Linux
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 36.84% 31.75% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £265 £455 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.75% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £469 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Basildon region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) DataStage
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) VMware