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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.06% 6.82% 26.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 42.86% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £193
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
5 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 15.15% 15.91% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £104 £200 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.12% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £280 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) RHCE
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MKS
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) AWD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion

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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
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 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
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