The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bromley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 6.78% 7.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 31.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bromley region.

Operating Systems Category
Bromley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 13.56% 23.88% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate £140 £85 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -66.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £85 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £479 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bromley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bromley

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bromley

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bromley

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bromley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromley

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bromley region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) zOS
4 5 (41.67%) Intranet
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) Middleware
4 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) iSeries
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bromley region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intranet
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
1 5 (41.67%) iSeries
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) zOS
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) WMI
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) New Relic
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense