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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 6 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 15.79% 3.45% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 16.67% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 73.68% 20.69% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £265 £200 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £383 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) AccuRev
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) JPA
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware