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 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 5 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 10.00% 4.23% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 40.00% 19.72% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Median daily rate £263 £258 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -13.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management

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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) AccuRev
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM