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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 7.61% 7.14% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 50.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
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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
22 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 23.91% 14.29% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate £475 £140 £85
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+239.28% +64.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bromley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bromley region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Office
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 6 (54.55%) Change Control
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
3 5 (45.45%) WMI
3 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
3 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) MQSeries

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
1 1 (9.09%) Developer
1 1 (9.09%) Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
1 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
1 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) FreeBSD
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Control
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
2 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Macro
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WMI
2 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
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