The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.89% 15.00% 32.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £210 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £164.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 34.21% 30.00% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Median daily rate £200 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £164.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +310.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

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

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) RHCE
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) AWD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IBM PureFlex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) MKS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle