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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 3.03% 2.70% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 14.29% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£420 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 - £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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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
10 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 15.15% 18.92% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Average daily rate £245 £250 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +177.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £81 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £295 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (50.00%) New Relic
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (25.00%) Route 53
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (25.00%) ElastiCache
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) New Relic
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft